PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A spokeswoman for Republican Maine Sen. Susan Collins says newly disclosed allegations of sexual misconduct by Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh are not adding anything...
Collins, Heinrich eye improvements to solar permitting
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Two U.S. senators from opposing parties are working on a proposal to streamline the permitting process for energy technologies such as rooftop solar and battery...
Bill to fund $25M for northern commission advances
A bill that provides $25 million for a commission that supports economic development projects in northern New England and New York is a step closer to approval.
Aid coming to Maine to help communities hit by mill closures
EAST MILLINOCKET, Maine (AP) — A federal-state partnership is providing more than $2 million to assist the forest products industry in Maine.
Maine’s Democratic rep staying out of pivotal Collins race
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine's first-term Democratic congressman says he's not going to take a side in the state's much-watched U.S. Senate race featuring Republican Susan Collins.
Collins conducting hearing on spread of Lyme disease
ORONO, Maine (AP) — U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is coming to the state's flagship public university to conduct a field hearing on the rising toll of Lyme disease.
Aging bridges to be replaced around Maine with federal help
YARMOUTH, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine is going to receive more than $60 million from the federal government to replace bridges in different parts of the state.
Southern Maine affordable housing to see boost from feds
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing more than $4.5 million to help with affordable housing in southern Maine, where housing shortages can be a problem.
Complaint filed against house speaker over reimbursements
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — An ethics complaint accuses Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon of "blatantly, deliberately, and repeatedly" violating campaign finance laws by making political contributions and...
Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins’ Senate seat
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. Republicans declared they would have her...
Maine clinics, hospitals get boost to fight opioid crisis
BUCKSPORT, Maine (AP) — Maine will invest almost $6 million in federal money in community health centers and other institutions to try to fight the state's opioid abuse crisis.
Senators look to help rural businesses be energy efficient
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's U.S. senators are offering a proposal to help businesses that want to invest in energy-efficient technology.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine Democratic Senate hopeful disclosed using her leadership political action committee to reimburse herself for political contributions in 2015 and 2016, according to...
Bill would aim to help laboratory animals get a home
A bill to encourage the adoption or retirement of animals no longer needed for research in federal labs has the support of U.S. Sens. Susan Collins of Maine and Jeanne Shaheen of New...
JACKMAN, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing a total of more than $2.5 million to help several municipal and regional airports make safety upgrades.
WISCASSET, Maine (AP) — Wiscasset would collect more than $8 million for storing radioactive waste from Maine Yankee under a proposal in Congress.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest hospital is getting a boost to help develop a program that would train new doctors for rural areas.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen....
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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A group of senators has a plan to reduce insulin prices with legislation intended to hold pharmaceutical companies and insurance companies more accountable.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's largest airport is receiving a grant from the federal government that will help provide overnight parking for aircraft.
MADAWASKA, Maine (AP) — The state of Maine will receive $36 million to help pay for the replacement of an aging bridge that connects one of its northernmost communities with the Canadian province...
Bill would increase fines for robocalls
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A newly introduced bill targeting robocallers that has U.S. Sen. Susan Collins' support would double the penalties on scammers who trick victims into answering phone...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bill to extend a decades-old federal weatherization program is headed to the Senate floor.
The Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income families to make...
Out-of-state money pours into Maine Senate race
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of dollars have flowed into Maine's Senate race this spring from out-of-state donors as Democrats and Republicans are poised to spend heavily in the...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins's campaign says she has brought in $2 million in the second quarter of 2019.
That's far ahead of the over $1 million Democratic U.S....
Sen. Collins: Trump’s tweet was ‘way over the line’
Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says the president's tweet that four congresswomen of color should go back to the places from which they came "was way over the line."
WISCASSET, Maine (AP) — A proposal before the U.S. Senate would seek to help communities around the country that face the expensive problem of storing spent nuclear fuel.
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New memorial would honor slain journalists
Three U.S. senators want a new memorial in Washington, D.C., to honor journalists killed in the line of duty.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is joining Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican senator is joining a group of colleagues to beef up federal resources that are dedicated to getting fresh, local foods into schools.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — The federal government is providing funding to Maine to help prevent youth suicide, including in Native American populations.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican U.S. senator is working on a push to address maternal and infant mortality in the U.S.
Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow of...
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A pair of senators says the American flags the federal government purchases should have to be made in America.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins, of Maine, and Democratic...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sara Gideon says she brought in more than $1 million in the week since she announced her candidacy.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A proposal in the U.S. Senate would make sure firefighters harmed in the line of duty are covered by federal worker's compensation.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives announced Monday that she is challenging longtime Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, who has found her...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Tuesday took her 7,000th consecutive vote as a member of the U.S. Senate, extending a streak she has carefully maintained during more than...
Dozens of miles of rail improvements coming to Maine
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Dozens of miles of railroad track will be modernized in Maine due to an investment by the federal government.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins says the Maine Department...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A pair of lawmakers from Maine is introducing legislation to make it easier for schools to procure locally produced foods for children's meals.
GARDINER, Maine (AP) — Betsy Sweet, a progressive Democrat who ran for governor of Maine last year, has announced her bid to unseat Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins.
OMAHA BEACH, France (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen. Angus King are in France for the 75th anniversary of the allied invasion of France in World War II.
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a New York man to 18 months in prison on Monday for threatening to kill two U.S. senators who supported Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican senator wants the federal government to offer rewards to people who provide information against illegal wildlife trafficking and poaching.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine health officials are receiving more than $2 million to try to improve the state's efforts to prevent cancer.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins and independent Sen....
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators say the state is receiving more than $23 million from the federal government for projects that help provide clean water.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Louisiana lawyer Wendy Vitter as a federal judge Thursday, overcoming opposition from Democrats who criticized her anti-abortion stance and accused her of...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's two U.S. senators are joining with colleagues in an effort to take away a barrier for American farmers who want to sell products to Cuba.
BOSTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators are renewing an effort to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Ghost Army of World War II.
3 Maine airports to receive more than $13M
Three Maine airports are getting more than $13 million from the federal government for improvements.
Republican Sen. Susan Collins says the Eastport Municipal Airport will receive $5.2...