Senator Susan M. Collins's Public Statements


Full Name: Susan M. Collins
Current Office: U.S. Senate - 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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Single
Birth Date: 12/07/1952
Birth Place: Caribou, ME
Home City: Bangor, ME
Religion: Roman Catholic
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Issue Position: Ten Point Energy Plan 8/27/14 Senator Collins Announces Grant Funding for Two Maine Fire Departments 8/27/14 Collins, King Announce Additional $800,000 in EPA Grant Funding to Clean Up Contaminated Properties in Maine 8/26/14 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of Labor - Trade Adjustment Assistance for Displaced Workers from Old Town Fuel and Fiber 8/21/14 Sen. Collins' Statement on GAO Finding Administration Acted Unlawfully in Bergdahl Swap 8/20/14 In Response to Murray, Collins, Federal Railroad Administration to Fund Short Line Rail Safety Institute 8/20/14 Collins, King Announce Grant for Bradley Volunteer Fire Department 8/15/14 Medicare Benefits Must Keep Pace with Advances in Diabetes Care 8/14/14 Letter to Senator Mikulski, Senator Shelby, Senator Udall, and Senator Johanns - Stop Postal Service Cuts 8/13/14 Collins, King Announce Grants for Three Maine Fire Departments 8/12/14 Sens. Collins, King Announce Emergency Grant for Affected Great Northern Paper Workers 8/11/14 Sens. Collins, King Announce More Than $4.7 Million in Grant Funds to Help End Veterans' Homelessness 8/08/14 "Admitted or Not? The Effects of Hospital Observation Stays on Seniors" 8/01/14 Cardin, Collins Lead Senate Recognition of Direct Support Professionals 7/31/14 Letter to Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - UN Response to the Conflict in Gaza 7/30/14 Boxer, Collins Introduce Legislation to Improve Training for Military Sexual Assault Forensic Examiners 7/30/14 Bring Jobs Home Act 7/30/14 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Admitted or Not? The Impact of Medicare Observation Status on Seniors 7/30/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/29/14 Senator Collins' Statement on Confirmation of Bob McDonald as VA Secretary 7/29/14 Senator Collins' Statement on Senate Passage of Highway Trust Fund Legislation 7/29/14 Collins, King Announce Over $5 Million Grant for Head Start Projects in Maine 7/28/14 Senator Collins Lauds ARCH Extension Included in VA Reform Bill 7/25/14 Lac-Megantic One Year Later: Improving Oil-Train Safety 7/23/14 Senator Collins' Statement on Administration's Rail Safety Standards 7/23/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 7/23/14 Leahy, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Runaway And Homeless Youth And Trafficking Prevention Act 7/22/14 Senator Collins' Statement on 10th Anniversary of 9/11 Commission Report 7/21/14 Senator Collins Meets With VA Secretary-Nominee 7/18/14 Weekly Column: "Hanging Up on Phone Scams" 7/18/14 Release: Sen. Collins Lauds NTSB Participation In Investigation of Downed Malaysian Airliner 7/17/14 Senate Declares August 7th, 2014 as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day 7/16/14 Hearing of the Senate Aging Special Committee - Hanging Up on Phone Scams: Progress and Potential Solutions to This Scourge 7/16/14 Congress Sends Legislation to Ensure Public Safety, Care for Animals to White House 7/16/14 King, Collins, Schumer Introduce Resolution to Designate August 7th, 2014 as National Lighthouse and Lighthouse Preservation Day 7/16/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican Leader, Barbara Mikulski, Chairwoman of the Committee on Appropriations, and Richard Shelby, Vice Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations - Bring the FY 2015 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Bill to a Floor Vote 7/15/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Iran's Development of ICBM 7/14/14 Senate Hearing to Examine Rise in Grandparent Scams 7/14/14 Boothbay Register - Protecting the Integrity of Medicare 7/10/14 Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed - Continued 7/10/14 Sens. Collins, Udall Introduce Amendment Praising Accomplishments, Calling for Reauthorization of Land Water Conservation Fund 7/10/14 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense - Surplus Military Equipment 7/09/14 Executive Session 7/09/14 Senate Confirms Former Colby President as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities 7/09/14 Senator Susan Collins Helps Mark Newport Bicentennial 7/09/14 Collins For Senator to Report More Than $5.4 Million Raised 7/08/14 Maine to Receive More Than $421,000 for Parks, Outdoor Recreation Through Land and Water Conservation Fund 7/08/14 Shaheen, Collins Introduce Amendment to Expand Access to National Parks For Disabled Veterans 7/02/14 WAGM TV - Maine Senator Susan Collins Tours Small Businesses Throughout Aroostook County 6/27/14 Job Training Provides New Economic Opportunities