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Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.

As expected Maine's two U.S. Senators both voted Thursday in favor of a resolution to block President Trump's emergency declaration for border wall funding.

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As several bills to control prescription drug prices make their way through Congress, U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is chairing a two-day hearing on the issue.

PORTLAND, Maine - Maine's Republican senator is working with a Democratic colleague on legislation designed to make sure first responders receive full retirement benefits if they are injured on the job.

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Maine Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins has joined Democratic Sen. Tom Udall, of New Mexico, in introducing a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a barrier at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Young environmental activists will rally outside the Portland office of Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins Friday afternoon, urging her to support the Green New Deal.

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Sen. Susan Collins of Maine says she would vote for congressional resolution disapproving of President Donald Trump's emergency declaration to build a wall on the southern border.

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Members of Maine's congressional delegation and environmental and outdoor groups are praising Senate passage this week of a historic public lands package that includes permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The legislation is expected to win strong support in the House, and it comes after President Trump has pushed to scale back protections for public lands.

AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's U.S. senators have split on whether to support the president's nominee for attorney general.

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Maine Sen. Susan Collins says nothing was accomplished by the recent partial government shutdown. Collins appeared Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation" and reiterated her stated view that shutdowns are never a solution.

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While U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said that President Trump's plan to get border wall funding in exchange for temporary protections for some immigrants is not ideal, it would result in the reopening of government, which she said is her priority.

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The Maine Republican Party is pressuring U.S. Sen. Susan Collins to approve President Donald Trump’s wall along the southern border, a request that’s at odds with the Republican Senator’s expressed desire to end the partial federal government shutdown first.

Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins of Maine is reintroducing a bill that would track mercury pollution to better protect human health and fisheries.

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As the country embarks on a third week with the federal government partially shutdown, Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins says that while U.S. border security does need to be improved, she contends that stalling government is not the way to go about it.

A lack of data and little oversight are two of the prime factors contributing to the exploitation of disabled and elderly adults. That's according to a report released Wednesday by the Senate Special Committee on Aging, chaired by Sen. Susan Collins.