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Date Title Officials Location
March 7, 2017 Senator Collins to Chair Hearing on Improving the Nation's Infrastructure Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 DoD Exempts Critical Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Personnel from Hiring Freeze Following Pressure from Senators Collins and King Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Feb. 3, 2017 DoD Exempts Critical Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Personnel from Hiring Freeze Following Pressure from Senators Collins and King Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Feb. 2, 2017 King Opposes Nominee for Office of Management and Budget Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 31, 2017 King Votes to Send Energy, Interior Secretary Nominations to Full Senate Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2017 King Announces Support for Tillerson as Secretary of State & Opposition to Sessions as Attorney General Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2017 VA Exempts Critical Personnel from Hiring Freeze Following Pressure from Collins, King Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2017 VA Exempts Critical Personnel from Hiring Freeze Following Pressure from Collins, King Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2017 VA Exempts Critical Personnel from Hiring Freeze Following Pressure from Collins, King Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to President Donald J. Trump - Provide More Information on EPA Grant Freeze Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Calling for Exemption of Federal Hiring Freeze for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard & Navy Shipyards Around the Country Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2017 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Calling for Exemption of Federal Hiring Freeze for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard & Navy Shipyards Around the Country Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 16, 2017 Sen. Collins Forms Federal Appointments Advisory Committee Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2017 Letter to the President-elect - Nix VA From Hiring Freeze to Ensure Veterans Receive Health Care Services Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 10, 2017 Letter to the President-elect - Nix VA From Hiring Freeze to Ensure Veterans Receive Health Care Services Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 6, 2017 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan - Cease Attacks on Women's Health and Medical Research Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Jan. 4, 2017 Collins, Tester Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Protect Injured First Responders' Pensions Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to the Hon Ashton Carter, Secretary, Department of Defense - Regarding Recoupment of Bonuses Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Oct. 26, 2016 Letter to the Hon Ashton Carter, Secretary, Department of Defense - Regarding Recoupment of Bonuses Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2016 Letter to Roy A. Vallee, Chairman of the Board, Federal Reserve Bank of San Fransisco - Requesting John Stumpf not be Reinstated on the Federal Advisory Council Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 10, 2016 Senator Collins Receives Inaugural Jacob K. Javits Prize for Bipartisan Leadership Sen. Susan Collins New York, NY
Sept. 8, 2016 Senator Collins Discusses Solutions to Hyperpartisanship in Kennedy Political Union Lecture at American University Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
July 14, 2016 Rep. Poliquin Introduces Bill to Hold Top Officials Accountable for Mishandling Classified Information Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 King Announces Creation of Bipartisan Senate Broadband Caucus to Bridge Digital Divide Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
July 12, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commisions - Senators to FCC: Close the Rural Broadband Gap Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
July 6, 2016 King, Crapo Reintroduce Bill to Better Capture Long-Term Cost-Savings of Preventive Care Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
July 5, 2016 Rep. Poliquin's Statement on FBI's Investigation of Secretary Clinton's "Extremely Careless' Mishandling of Classified Information Rep. Bruce Poliquin Unknown
June 29, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of the United States Senate, and the Honorable Harry Reid, Minority Leader of the United States Senate - Urge for Senate Leadership to Support Funding Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
June 29, 2016 Letter to Mitch McConnell and Harry Reid, Respectively Majority Leader and Minority Leader of the US Senate - Urging Senate Leadership to Support Funding for Gun Violence Prevention Research, Remove Anti-Gun Safety Riders from Appropriations Legislation Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
June 27, 2016 GAO Report Analyzes IRS' Response to Tax Refund Scheme Responsible for More Than $3 Billion in Fraudulent Returns Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 19, 2016 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senator Collins' Provision to Protect Accessibility, Transparency of Financial Disclosures Sen. Angus King Unknown
June 19, 2016 Senate Appropriations Committee Approves Senator Collins' Provision to Protect Accessibility, Transparency of Financial Disclosures Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
June 10, 2016 Letter to Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray, Respectively Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee - Murphy, Capito Lead Bipartisan Group of Senators in Urging Greater Focus on Access to Care, Reducing High Out-of-Pocket Costs for Patients with Chronic Diseases Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
June 1, 2016 TIME Magazine - Senators Coons, King, Portman Op-Ed in TIME: "The Secret Tax That Targets Families Affected By Death or Disability" Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
May 24, 2016 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
May 16, 2016 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Work of the Senate Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 12, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
May 6, 2016 The Maine Wire - Weekly Column: Increasing Accountability at the IRS Rep. Bruce Poliquin Unknown
April 27, 2016 Letter to John H. Thompson, Director of the US Census Bureau - Rep. Grijalva, Sen. Baldwin Lead Bipartisan Effort to Add LGBT Data to Census Survey Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
March 3, 2016 Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Feb. 10, 2016 Committee Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Management of Federal Property Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Feb. 5, 2016 Senators Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Improve Management of Federal Property Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 26, 2016 Letter to the Hon. James Mattis, Secretary of Defense - Calling for Exemption of Federal Hiring Freeze for Portsmouth Naval Shipyard & Navy Shipyards Around the Country Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 12, 2016 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, D.C.
Jan. 12, 2016 Senator Collins' Statement Following the President's State of the Union Address Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Dec. 3, 2015 Letter to Thad Cochran, Chairman of Committee on Appropriations and Barbara Mikulski, Vice Chairwoman of Committee on Appropriations - Concerns Surrounding Divisive Policy in Must Pass Legislation Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2015 Senators Carper, Collins Respond to GAO Report on Implementation of the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act of 2010 Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff - Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 20, 2015 Letter to Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of Defense - Release of Shaker Aamer from Guantanamo Bay Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 10, 2015 Letter to Thomas Frieden, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Senators Applaud CDC for New Prescribing Guidelines Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Oct. 27, 2015 Letter to Thomas Perez, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Labor - Speed Up the Prevailing Wage Certification Process for H-2B Seasonal Workers Visas Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Oct. 23, 2015 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Oct. 7, 2015 Warner, Portman, and Collins Bill to Provide Regulatory Relief for Businesses and Workers Advances in the Senate Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Conduct Tax Assistance Outreach in Lewiston Area Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Oct. 5, 2015 Letter to the Hon. John Koskinen, Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service - Conduct Tax Assistance Outreach in Lewiston Area Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 22, 2015 Letter to the Honorable Richard Cordray, Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; the Honorable Edith Ramirez, Chair of the Federal Trade Commission; the Honorable John Koskinen, Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service and the Honorable Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Concerning the Abuse of Structured Settlements Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Sept. 21, 2015 Senator Collins Introduces Bipartisan Fix to Increase Government Accountability: Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Sept. 3, 2015 Disrupting the Status Quo: Can an Institutionalist Be an Agent of Change? Sen. Susan Collins Presque Isle, ME
Aug. 6, 2015 Portman, King, and Collins Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Aug. 6, 2015 Portman, King, and Collins Renew Push to Reduce Red Tape on Job Creators Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
July 30, 2015 Mike Michaud to be Nominated to Department of Labor Post Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
July 30, 2015 Mike Michaud Nominated to Department of Labor Post Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
July 28, 2015 REINS Act Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
July 27, 2015 Houses passes Congresswoman Pingree's Ruth Moore Act of 2015 Rep. Chellie Pingree Unknown
July 22, 2015 New GAO Report Finds Serious Vulnerabilities to Waste and Fraud with Medicare Provider List Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 18, 2015 Warner, Portman, Collins Introduce Bill to Require Cost Analysis of Agency Regulations Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
June 4, 2015 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Implementation of the New Boiler MACT Regulations Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
May 22, 2015 Poliquin Supports Federal Reserve Subpoena Rep. Bruce Poliquin Washington, DC
May 8, 2015 King Applauds Nomination of Maine's Greg Nadeau to Lead Federal Highway Administration Sen. Angus King Presque Isle, ME
May 6, 2015 Casey, Heller Lead VA Backlog Working Group in Release of New Report, Legislation to Address Claims Delay Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
May 6, 2015 The Boston Globe - Maine's Susan Collins a Force for Consensus Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
April 30, 2015 King, Shaheen, Rounds Announce Former Governors Caucus for 114th Congress Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
April 22, 2015 Letter to William C. Fugate, Administrator of Federal Emergency Management Agency - Need for Disaster Assistance in Sagadahoc County Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
April 10, 2015 U.S. Senator Susan Collins Delivers Distinguished Lecture at Colby College Sen. Susan Collins Waterville, ME
April 6, 2015 Restoring Civility in Washington and in Our Communities Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
March 31, 2015 Maine Wire - Congressman Poliquin Pushes Back Against Shady FDIC Practices Rep. Bruce Poliquin Unknown
March 31, 2015 Senator Collins Addresses Hyperpartisanship in Washington, Delivers Keynote Lecture at University of Maine Sen. Susan Collins Orono, ME
March 11, 2015 King, Blunt Renew Bipartisan Push to Jumpstart Economic Growth by Repealing Outdated Regulations Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
March 4, 2015 U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses King-Blunt Regulatory Reform Legislation Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
March 2, 2015 King Underscores Importance of Regulatory Reform at Progressive Policy Institute Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Feb. 11, 2015 King, Shaheen Introduce Bipartisan "Drive Less' Act to Save Taxpayers $500 Million Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Sept. 18, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement Following Senate Approval of Continuing Resolution Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Aug. 21, 2014 Sen. Collins' Statement on GAO Finding Administration Acted Unlawfully in Bergdahl Swap Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
April 15, 2014 Politico - GOP Senate May Run Purple Sen. Angus King Unknown
March 18, 2014 Following Review of Navy Yard Shootings, Collins-McCaskill Renew Call for Overhaul of Security Clearance Process Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
March 13, 2014 King Issues Statement on Recent Issues Involving CIA Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 King Responds to Feinstein's Remarks on CIA Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Hearing of the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - A More Efficient And Effective Government: Improving the Regulatory Framework Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
March 11, 2014 Senator Collins' Statement on Feinstein's Remarks on CIA Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Jan. 30, 2014 King Video Conferences with Somerset Career & Technical Center in Skowhegan Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 28, 2014 Sen. King Reacts to the State of the Union Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Jan. 27, 2014 Former Bangor Resident & Vietnam Veteran Wayne Hanson to Attend State of the Union Address Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Dec. 20, 2013 Senator Collins' Statement on DHS IG Report of Behavior at Secret Service Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 19, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions Sen. Susan Collins Washington, DC
Nov. 6, 2013 Drug Quality and Security Act-- Motion to Proceed Sen. Angus King Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown Rep. Chellie Pingree Washington, DC
Oct. 31, 2013 PBS "Newshour" - Transcript: Sen. Susan Collins Hopes Moderates Will Return to the GOP's 'Shrinking Middle' Sen. Susan Collins Unknown
Oct. 30, 2013 Houlton Pioneer Times - Looking Ahead to the Budget Conference Sen. Angus King Unknown
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