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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Susan M. Collins
Office: U.S. Senate (ME) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 12/07/1952
Birth Place: Caribou, ME
Home City: Bangor, ME
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Aug. 8, 2014 "Admitted or Not? The Effects of Hospital Observation Stays on Seniors"
Aug. 1, 2014 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate Recognition of Direct Support Professionals
July 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Admitted or Not? The Impact of Medicare Observation Status on Seniors
July 18, 2014 Weekly Column: "Hanging Up on Phone Scams"
July 16, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Hanging Up on Phone Scams: Progress and Potential Solutions to This Scourge
July 14, 2014 Boothbay Register - Protecting the Integrity of Medicare
July 14, 2014 Senate Hearing to Examine Rise in Grandparent Scams
June 20, 2014 "Social Security Must Preserve Face-to-Face Services"
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Reduction in Face-to-Face Services at the Social Security Administration
June 18, 2014 Senate Aging Committee Examines the Effects of Shuttered Social Security Service Offices on Seniors
May 20, 2014 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
May 13, 2014 Lawmakers Join All-Out Push to Combat Medicare Fraud
May 7, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - The Fight Against Cancer: Challenges, Progress, & Promise
April 30, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Exploring the Perils of the Precious Metals Market
April 15, 2014 Publishers Clearing House Sweepstakes Solicitations Under Scrutiny
March 26, 2014 Senate Aging Committee Examines Ways to Prevent Medicare Fraud, Protect American Taxpayers
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
March 26, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Aging - Preventing Medicare Fraud
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Income Security and the Elderly: Securing Gains made in the War on Poverty
Feb. 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Provide Additional Support For Research to Help Fight Alzheimer's
Feb. 14, 2014 Blog: Encore Entrepreneurs: Seniors Starting Businesses and Creating Jobs
Feb. 12, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - In Search of a Second Act: The Challenges & Advantages of Senior Entrepreneurship
Feb. 12, 2014 Senate Aging Committee Holds Hearing on Challenges and Opportunities for Senior Entrepreneurs
Jan. 29, 2014 Senators Collins, Nelson Introduce Bill to Encourage Retirement Savings
Jan. 29, 2014 Senate Bill Introduced to Encourage Retirement Savings
Jan. 29, 2014 Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions
Jan. 28, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement Following State of the Union Address
Jan. 16, 2014 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Pay for Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - "Aging in Comfort: Assessing the Special Needs of America's Holocaust Survivors"
Jan. 15, 2014 Senator Collins' Committee to Discuss the Challenges of Providing Care for Holocaust Survivors
Jan. 14, 2014 Sen. Collins Highlights Funding for Alzheimer's Research, Treatment and Caregivers in Federal Funding Bill
Jan. 10, 2014 GAO: One in Four Part D Contracts had Drug Plans Suppressed for Pricing Inaccuracy
Jan. 7, 2014 Federal Agencies Continue Improper Payments to Deceased People
Dec. 19, 2013 Senator Collins' Committee Examines Ways to Make
Dec. 18, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Special Committee on Aging - Future of Long-Term Care Policy
Dec. 6, 2013 Weekly Column - "New Anti-Fraud Hotline to Help Protect Seniors"
Nov. 13, 2013 Senate Aging Committee Launches New Anti-Fraud Hotline, Enhanced Website to Assist Seniors
Nov. 7, 2013 Weekly Column: "Transportation: A Challenge to Senior Independence"
Nov. 5, 2013 Lawmakers Discuss Transportation Challenges Facing Seniors
Oct. 25, 2013 Weekly Column: "Protecting Access to Home Health Care for Our Seniors"
Sept. 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - State of the American Senior: The Changing Retirement
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 25, 2013 Lawmakers Seek Relief for Chronically Ill Seniors
July 24, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Payday Loans: Short-Term Solution or Long-Term Problem?
July 18, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions - Timely Access to Home Health Services
May 22, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Select Aging Committee - Ten Years Later: A Look at the Medicare Prescription Drug Program
May 21, 2013 Letter to The Honorable Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General - Senators Call for GAO Study on Accuracy of Online RX Drug Plan Details
May 16, 2013 Shaheen and Collins Introduce Access to Quality Diabetes Education Act
March 11, 2013 Senate Aging Committee to Spotlight Widespread Lottery Scam that Targets Seniors
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