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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
March 31, 2014 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Jan. 17, 2014 Maintaining and Creating Jobs is My Top Priority
Jan. 17, 2014 American Legion Endorses Heller-Collins Bill to Extend Unemployment Insurance Extension, Repeal Military Retiree Cuts
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 16, 2014 GOP Senators Introduce Bill to Pay for Unemployment Insurance Extension
Jan. 16, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement Following Passage of Fiscal Year 2014 Federal Funding Bill
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Dec. 30, 2013 Letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Chair Carl Levin - Protect Military Retirement Pay
Dec. 27, 2013 Senators Collins, King Introduce Legislation to Assist Maine Veterans Who Trained at CFB Gagetown
Dec. 18, 2013 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013--Continued
Dec. 17, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on Bipartisan Budget Agreement
Dec. 13, 2013 Senate Declares December 14, 2013 "Wreaths Across America Day"
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki - Continue the ARCH Program in Caribou
Nov. 19, 2013 Maine Native Honored in Defense Intelligence Agency Ceremony
Nov. 12, 2013 Senator Collins Pays Tribute to Nation's Veterans During Ceremony in Sanford
Nov. 12, 2013 Senator Collins Honors Stockton Springs Native Killed During World War II
Oct. 1, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder - Bipartisan Group of Senators Urges AG Holder to Establish Drug Take-Back Programs for DoD And VA
Sept. 20, 2013 Collins, King Announce $419,557 Grant for Scarborough Veterans Home
Sept. 20, 2013 Collins, King Announce $419,557 Grant for Scarborough Veterans Home
Aug. 2, 2013 Senate Passes FOR VETS Act
June 4, 2013 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Create Prescription Drug Take-Back System for Vets
April 29, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reduce V-A Claims Backlog
March 18, 2013 Coast Guard Commits to Aligning Policies with STRONG Act
March 15, 2013 Bill Introduced In House and Senate To Improve Veterans Groups Access To Surplus Federal Property
March 14, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
March 12, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on CyberWarrior Medal
Nov. 6, 2012 Department of Veterans Affairs to Hire Full-Time Doctor for VA Outpatient Clinic in Calais
Oct. 9, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Sept. 11, 2012 Veterans Jobs Corps Act of 2012--Motion to Proceed--Continued
July 25, 2012 At Senator Collins' Request, CDC Commits to Investigate Veterans Exposure to Toxic Chemicals at Gagetown
July 17, 2012 Senators Snowe, Collins Announce $750,000 VA Grant for Preble Street
June 27, 2012 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Business Meeting
June 13, 2012 Additional Statements
June 6, 2012 Collins' Statement on the 68th Anniversary of D-Day
May 24, 2012 Senator Collins' Amendment Will Identify Successes and Challenges in Warrior Transition Programs
May 24, 2012 Murray, Collins, Michaud Applaud Veterans Homes Fix in Military Construction Spending Bill
May 24, 2012 Veterans: Murray, Collins, Michaud Applaud Veterans Homes Fix in Military Construction Spending Bill
May 23, 2012 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senators Collins' Amendment for State Veterans' Homes Fix
May 18, 2012 "The Gratitude of a Nation"
Dec. 17, 2011 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
Nov. 10, 2011 Senator Collins Supports Veterans Jobs Bill
Oct. 17, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2012
Sept. 13, 2011 Maine Military Funeral Honors Program
Aug. 26, 2011 Maine Congressional Delegation Applauds Additional Support for Veterans and their Families at Togus
Aug. 12, 2011 Weekly Column - A Lesson in Democracy
Dec. 10, 2010 Wreaths Across America
Sept. 30, 2010 Senate Passes Leahy-Collins Bill To Make Veterans Groups Eligible To Receive Surplus Federal Property
Sept. 16, 2010 Senators Collins, Leahy Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Aid Veteran Groups
Sept. 16, 2010 Leahy, Collins Introduce Bill To Aid Veteran Groups
July 30, 2010 "Restoring Arlington National Cemetery's Credibility"
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