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Susan Collins' Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
June 24, 2014 Collins, King Announce Nearly $1.5 Million in Funding for Re-employment and Eligibility Assessments of Unemployment Insurance Recipients in Maine
June 20, 2014 "Social Security Must Preserve Face-to-Face Services"
June 19, 2014 Collins, King Announce Over $1 Million in Grant Funding for Homeless Assistance Programs in Maine
April 30, 2014 Minimum Wage Fairness Act - Motion to Proceed
April 30, 2014 Senator Collins Continues to Seek Support for Agreement to Raise Minimum Wage
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
March 27, 2014 Statement on Senate Unemployment Insurance Vote
March 7, 2014 Blog: The Farm Bill: A Missed Opportunity
March 7, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 6, 2014 GOP Senators Announce Fully Paid-for, Five-Month Unemployment Insurance Proposal
March 5, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - Income Security and the Elderly: Securing Gains made in the War on Poverty
Feb. 6, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Funding
Jan. 30, 2014 $5.4 Million in Additional LIHEAP Funds For Maine
Jan. 17, 2014 American Legion Endorses Heller-Collins Bill to Extend Unemployment Insurance Extension, Repeal Military Retiree Cuts
Jan. 17, 2014 Maintaining and Creating Jobs is My Top Priority
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 15, 2014 Federal Funding Bill Would Support Critical Transportation Projects, Jobs in Maine
Jan. 14, 2014 GOP Senators Negotiating Unemployment Insurance Issue Joint Statement
Jan. 11, 2014 NPR - The War Over Poverty: A Deep Divide On How To Help
Jan. 7, 2014 Senator Collins Votes to Proceed to Consideration of Unemployment Insurance Extension
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Nov. 4, 2013 More Than $33 Million in LIHEAP Funding Released for Maine
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Sept. 25, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Aging Committee - State of the American Senior: The Changing Retirement
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Restore LIHEAP Funding
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
Aug. 5, 2013 Letter to Secretary Tom Vilsack, Department of Agriculture - Funding for the Emergency Food Assistance Program
Aug. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathryn Ruemmler, Counsel to the President - Obamacare Implementation
July 26, 2013 Weekly Column - "Payday Loans: Short-Term Solution or Long Term Problem?"
July 24, 2013 Senators Nelson and Collins Examine Predatory "Payday" Loans Issued By Internet Lenders
May 6, 2013 GAO Report Outlines Improper Federal Employees' Compensation Payments
March 28, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Energy Steven Chu - Save Weatherization Assistance Program
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Restore Funding for LIHEAP
Oct. 12, 2012 "Maintaining Acceptable Standards for Federal Housing"
Oct. 11, 2012 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services - Restore Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funds
June 14, 2012 Appropriations Committee Rejects D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Funding
May 24, 2012 Murray, Collins, Michaud Applaud Veterans Homes Fix in Military Construction Spending Bill
April 26, 2012 Senator Collins Secures Critical Funding for Weatherization Assistance Program
April 20, 2012 "Helping Americans with High Energy Costs"
Dec. 14, 2011 Senators React to Follow-Up Report on America's Foster Children and Improperly Prescribed Mind-Altering Medications
Dec. 14, 2011 Senators React to Follow-Up Report on America's Foster Children and Improperly Prescribed Mind-Altering Medications
July 15, 2011 SENATOR COLLINS ANNOUNCES NEARLY $350,000 TO PROVIDE FOOD AND SHELTER FOR MAINE FAMILIES
Feb. 14, 2011 Senator Collins' Statement on President's Budget Proposal
Feb. 11, 2011 Sens. Collins, Snowe Express Concern over President's Proposal to Severely Cut Heating Assistance to Low-income Families, Seniors
Jan. 14, 2011 Looking Back on a Successful 2010
Dec. 17, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Harry Reid, Majority Leader, United States Senate & The Honorable Mitch McConnell, Republican Leader, United States Senate
Dec. 3, 2010 Senator Collins Reiterates Call for Immediate Two-year Extension of Tax Relief Provisions; Calls on Congress to Tackle Tax Reform
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
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