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Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, vice-chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, arrives as Congress returns to work in crisis mode with only a few days to go before a government shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2023. House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., faces an insurgency from hard-right Republicans eager to slash spending even if it means closing federal offices to millions of Americans.
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Maine Sen. Susan Collins says she is working with several colleagues on a new compromise to avoid a government shutdown starting this weekend by adding border security provisions to the bill.
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Scientists say one of the most effective ways for humans to reduce their personal carbon footprint is to cut back, or eliminate, air travel. The no-jet-set movement is relatively small, but some Mainers have stopped.
In an effort to achieve net zero carbon emissions by the year 2042, Bowdoin College is undertaking an ambitious plan to invest more than $100 million in renovations and a new electrified heating system for the campus.
Gorham, Scarborough, South Portland, and Westbrook strongly support the concept. But last summer the Portland City Council voted unanimously to ask the turnpike authority to stop work on the project.
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