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Sen. Susan Collins
United States Senator from Maine. All tweets originate from the Press Office of Senator Susan Collins.
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Congratulations to fellow Caribou native Jessica Meir! You’ve shown the children of Maine that they can reach for the stars. Maine is so proud of your impressive accomplishments.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 17
When duty calls, the men and women of the great State of Maine have always answered willingly and courageously. Last weekend, members of the 286th Combat Battalion of answered that call as they prepared to deploy overseas for Operation Atlantic Resolve.
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Maine National Guard Apr 16
Replying to @SenatorCollins
Thank you ma’am! The Maine National Guard was honored to stand alongside our state partners as they joined NATO in June 2017, and we look forward to many years of mutual friendship and cooperation!
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 16
Replying to @NationalGuard
It’s important that ’s State Partnership Program continues to grow, and I look forward to working with General Lengyel to ensure the Guard has the funding it needs. 2/2
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 16
I’m very proud of the role is playing in Operation Atlantic Resolve, as well as their work in preparing Montenegro for NATO membership. Their deployment will help to strengthen relationships with countries once in the orbit of the Soviet Union. 1/2
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 16
Replying to @SecretarySonny
I’m very pleased has agreed to work with me to ensure that this important program will receive the funding it needs to continue providing its many benefits to Maine’s agricultural industry. 2/2
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 16
.’s Integrated Pest Management program is a true success story. What began as a small program has blossomed into a sophisticated hub that helps our state’s farmers protect an array of different crops. 1/2
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 15
To all the courageous men and women who put themselves in harm’s way to protect this extraordinary, historic Cathedral – millions of people around the world are grateful for your bravery.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 10
Today, I questioned AG Barr about the decision to not defend the ACA in court. Failing to do so puts protections for individuals suffering from pre-existing conditions—like asthma, diabetes, and arthritis—at risk.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 9
I applaud the work of federal law enforcement for prioritizing fraud against older Americans. Medicare fraud compromises the financial integrity & increases the cost of this important program, undermining our ability to provide needed health care services.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 8
The HEART Act I have introduced with would help rescue abused animals and get them placed into loving homes. On National Dog Fighting Awareness Day, the is doing great work to bring attention to this issue.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 5
The best way to start mornings in Washington is with donuts, coffee – or in my case tea – and discussions with dozens of Mainers who are visiting our nation’s Capital.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 4
The Gray Zone near Machias Seal Island has long been a point of frustration, where Maine lobstermen abide by strict conservation rules that don’t apply to Canadians. I’m glad committed to exploring a cooperative US-Canada agreement to better protect our ocean resources.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 4
Throughout her public service, former Senator Olympia Snowe built an outstanding reputation as an informed & effective legislator. Today the raises the aspirations of high school girls in Maine. I was honored to present her with the Women Making History Award.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 3
Detective Ben Campbell was held in high esteem by his fellow State Troopers and courageously protected our communities. Today’s accident was a terrible tragedy. I am heartbroken for Detective Campbell’s entire family, particularly his wife and young son.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 2
Replying to @SenatorCollins
I am committed to continuing to advocate for robust funding for Alzheimer’s research and support caregivers. By working together, we can . 3/3
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 2
Replying to @SenatorCollins
Mary Dysart Hartt & her husband, Mike Hartt, gave powerful testimony about how they are confronting the challenges posed by Alzheimer’s by following a care plan. They are also working to raise awareness & reduce the stigma of Alzheimer’s. They are truly an inspiration. 2/3
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 2
Every time Alzheimer’s advocates gather as one ‘sea of purple,’ we make waves. At a hearing I chaired in conjunction with the ’s annual , we heard from a caregiver, a person living with Alzheimer’s, & experts about promising research & care models. 1/3
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 1
Replying to @SenatorCollins
The Administration should not attempt to use the courts to bypass Congress.
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Sen. Susan Collins Apr 1
Replying to @SenatorCollins
This decision puts at risk not only those with pre-existing conditions, but also the Medicaid expansion, individuals under 26 on their parents’ health insurance, & coverage for preventative services.
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