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United States Senator from Maine. All tweets originate from the Press Office of Senator Susan Collins.

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Today, @SenatorSinema & I called on the leaders of Treasury, Veterans Affairs, IRS, & the Social Security Administr… https://t.co/8v6rnlUjXeI strongly supported the IRS’s policy change to allow Social Security beneficiaries to receive rebate checks automa… https://t.co/yyp3wXNlpO
4/3
2020
Social Security beneficiaries will automatically receive a rebate check under the CARES Act. This new policy remove… https://t.co/SeOIounDQrCOVID-19 is overburdening our health care system & taking a tremendous toll on Maine jobs & small businesses.… https://t.co/mgnMHpwPJZMore than $16.5 million has been awarded to ensure that the State of Maine will continue to be able to provide safe… https://t.co/3cCHhupjSe
4/2
2020
To combat the rise of COVID-19 scams, I joined a bipartisan group of 32 Senators in urging the Federal Trade Commis… https://t.co/Mb9HUjm3bkFive Maine tribal communities have been awarded more than $1.3 million through the COVID-19 emergency response pack… https://t.co/A4DlgAGGk5Across the state, Maine businesses are retooling their product lines to make sanitizer, personal protective equipme… https://t.co/6VpzS4KlAB
4/1
2020
As the co-author of the law providing $377 billion for small businesses & workers affected by COVID-19, I'm pushing… https://t.co/LY6XCayWKY18 health centers throughout Maine have been awarded more than $1 million to immediately address screening and test… https://t.co/AtQS8YH8JEThese students are an inspiration. Rather than spending the money they saved for a class trip, they are using it to… https://t.co/9L4qMMKQFNKeeping our health care workers protected is critical to caring for COVID-19 patients. @SenAngusKing,… https://t.co/6gqNbKb8nd
3/31
2020
On #NationalDoctorsDay, thank you to all our doctors & other medical professionals for your tireless efforts on the… https://t.co/3qdDwvq3rv.@newbalance and its hardworking employees in Skowhegan, Norway, and Norridgewock represent the best of our nation’… https://t.co/4TaF149anmHelp is on the way. Following a bipartisan effort Senator @timkaine and I led, $1 billion for the Community Service… https://t.co/xDYiQl0rdsDuring this pandemic, local agencies in Maine and throughout the country are being stretched thin to help address t… https://t.co/4Lthf7QJH0A bipartisan group of my colleagues & I successfully included $300 million to assist fishermen in the COVID-19 reli… https://t.co/0PObKGX7Ve
3/30
2020
Countless Mainers are checking (safely) on our seniors and leaving them prepared meals like Fort Kent restaurant ow… https://t.co/5WYGMkuhvSMaine’s university & community college systems donated supplies to fire departments & hospitals, produced hand sani… https://t.co/rLls8MLOHBWorkers at Puritan Medical Products in Guilford are working overtime to produce swabs needed for testing. Abbott, w… https://t.co/9bGwR6z1oIIngenuity & caring describe the reactions of Maine people & businesses to COVID-19. The leaders of @LLBean &… https://t.co/D25VlkPI32Across the country, Americans are stepping up in response to COVID-19. Congress is doing its part too, passing a $2… https://t.co/eApKi6GlED
3/29
2020
To help protect & support Maine employers like @LLBean, @husseyseating, and Rogers Collection, I wrote to Treasury… https://t.co/tbtOgBXljfI am saddened by the passing of my friend and former colleague, Tom Coburn of Oklahoma. Tom was a man of deep faith… https://t.co/6Jes7zwx2jI joined @SenAngusKing, @chelliepingree, and @RepGolden in calling on the Navy to issue guidelines for protecting o… https://t.co/EzGzq7TLlxOur shipyard workers are essential to our national security. The Navy should be taking aggressive actions to help p… https://t.co/ZnCUf9Q27pGreat work, Abbott! This is a significant breakthrough in the fight against COVID-19. When I toured your Scarboroug… https://t.co/OgWiJIPYXJ
3/28
2020
The $2 trillion COVID-19 emergency relief package was just signed into law. It passed the Senate 96-0 Wednesday & t… https://t.co/x3xaB1FdWFI extend my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the Mainer who passed away from COVID-19. A difficult… https://t.co/E0jUpjHvZhMaine’s Area Agencies on Aging have been doing incredible work meeting the nutritional needs of seniors. As older a… https://t.co/BdFR3xiJSo
3/27
2020
If you are contacted by a scammer, please report it to the @SenateAging Committee's Fraud Hotline at 1-855-303-9470.SCAM ALERT: Con artists are targeting seniors through marketing schemes that claim to provide test kits for COVID-1… https://t.co/L1HMckoSL6From Fort Kent to Kittery, Mainers are stepping up to help neighbors in need. Thank you to Carroll Ann and Gaetan… https://t.co/6m2fiTO3xrTonight, the Senate came together to pass a $2 trillion emergency relief package that will reinforce our health car… https://t.co/g1R217XUAEFollowing unanimous passage, a bill I authored to renew & improve the Older Americans Act has become law. As we wor… https://t.co/W1Ixq9N6YW
3/26
2020
For more information about the $377 billion small business relief package I authored with @marcorubio,… https://t.co/PClSzPidw1It is past time that we deliver this urgently needed aid for the employees of small businesses across our nation an… https://t.co/CAkxCJijqLRelief is on the horizon for American workers & small businesses. @marcorubio, @SenatorCardin, @SenatorShaheen, & I… https://t.co/0NZ9Rra4B4The @RedCross is facing a critical shortage of blood donations. To keep donors and staff safe, strict safety and so… https://t.co/DgnOiL6CPlTo save Maine jobs, we must prevent Maine’s employers from going out of business due to COVID-19. The @MaineChamberhttps://t.co/NoA3BMasOQThank you to all of the researchers for your extraordinary efforts, which are the key to overcoming this pandemic.I spoke with Dr. Edison Liu, president & CEO of @jacksonlab, about JAX's work to breed a specialized strain of mice… https://t.co/KNTwC6QW28
3/25
2020
Maine’s small businesses employ the majority of workers in our state. We must come together to pass legislation to… https://t.co/iyuSoAUNni
3/24
2020
Surely, in this time of extreme crisis for our country, we ought to be able to pull together and work quickly to re… https://t.co/wq9fSHnl02We are in the midst of a crisis in our country caused by the coronavirus. When it comes to Americans’ health and s… https://t.co/J9hrBW7HCBUPDATE: This important legislation has been signed into law, ensuring that student veterans will continue to receiv… https://t.co/T7BCXEIQBHIt is essential that Congress stop its partisan bickering & work together to protect workers’ paychecks. On the Sen… https://t.co/3cS1J4rgLn
3/23
2020
New HHS guidance I pushed for—along with legislation I authored that will provide a 7 percent increase for senior n… https://t.co/BEEuuwtKRtAt a time of heightened demand for nutrition services due to seniors self-isolating because of COVID-19, we need ex… https://t.co/3h5bw7PnkTMore than 80,000 Maine students qualify for free or low-cost meals, but with schools closed due to COVID-19, many n… https://t.co/FeXeleHqbc.@SenAngusKing and I joined a bipartisan group of Senators from northern border states calling on the President to… https://t.co/xbUwosm28QClosing the U.S.-Canada border to nonessential travel will help slow the spread of COVID-19, but we must ensure tha… https://t.co/kCxfA2WKc1
3/22
2020
Small businesses in Maine & throughout the country have fueled our nation’s job growth. Keeping them operating & pa… https://t.co/ki7Z3dtOYRMaine has faced its share of challenges in our 200 year history. But Mainers are resilient. By staying true to our… https://t.co/gZww4hCFoPThe Senate is hard at work today negotiating a bipartisan agreement to help prevent Americans from losing their job… https://t.co/rDAE6cEddr @GovJanetMills has been a leader in the effort to ensure Maine has the resources it needs to fight this pandemic.Maine health care professionals need more PPE - such as masks, surgical gowns, and respirators - as they fight COVI… https://t.co/X6y8Q67MMe
3/21
2020
100 Maine small businesses – and counting! – support the Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act. We must act immed… https://t.co/LaskkxJFUPAmerican business leaders support the Keeping Workers Paid and Employed Act, a $300 billion small business emergenc… https://t.co/G8bGhRQCQe
3/20
2020
I had an excellent conversation with Governor Mills and the rest of the Maine Delegation this morning. We will con… https://t.co/zYG5C6BmsOAn outbreak of COVID-19 at one of our nation’s shipyards or other large defense contractors risks the safety of the… https://t.co/kUtadxy89qEmployees in the defense industry face unique challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the strain and stress on… https://t.co/G5oc2AemqpI joined @SenAngusKing, @chelliepingree and @RepGolden in sending a letter directing the Defense and Navy Secretari… https://t.co/b4lCR9oz15Thank you to the thousands of Mainers who participated in my Constituent Conference Call last night with… https://t.co/V5mWzKKIplGood news for our student veterans—Congress unanimously passed a legislative fix I cosponsored to help them continu… https://t.co/guSZo1MxB8The coronavirus pandemic is taking a tremendous toll on small businesses and their employees. In the… https://t.co/e2dSFDdhHK
3/19
2020
Today, I joined an overwhelming, bipartisan majority of Senators in voting to approve a multi-billion dollar emerge… https://t.co/VA2WLPchHlThis afternoon, Senator Marco Rubio and I unveiled legislation we authored that would help prevent Americans from l… https://t.co/AEsFmhL17wI spoke with the @PressHerald about my plan to help keep workers employed and protect small businesses that have be… https://t.co/WInbm5ygcP
3/18
2020
My plan to preserve jobs and protect small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic: https://t.co/LAUHwS17W4Seniors and homeless individuals are particularly at risk of the coronavirus and related complications. At a Housi… https://t.co/bcC9iDBBqLAs colleges in Maine & across our country suspend in-person classes & shift to online operations due to COVID-19, t… https://t.co/o3N1EbH03GSmall hospitality businesses and their workers are particularly harmed as limits on gatherings and curfews are impo… https://t.co/T1Nz4EdrqNI put forth a plan to provide cash flow assistance quickly to employers who agree not to lay off their workers desp… https://t.co/0dxeclKFnaLast night I met with Treasury Secretary Mnuchin and a group of my colleagues to discuss the next steps in respondi… https://t.co/yehwESm7JI
3/17
2020
As Americans follow CDC guidance & limit social gatherings, we must ensure we continue to meet the nutritional need… https://t.co/2Nsypr1bfvThis will help these small businesses mitigate the economic damage caused by the pandemic and help keep Mainers employed.Some relief is on the way for Maine’s small businesses affected by the coronavirus. Following a letter I sent with… https://t.co/cbURPOCBRAAs work continues at all levels of government to respond to COVID-19, Mainers should take precautions to help slow… https://t.co/rCSZA4O00y
3/16
2020
Happy 200th birthday, Maine! It is a pleasure to join all of you in celebrating our bicentennial today. https://t.co/8Ktjy5pirl
3/15
2020
Following a productive meeting with Maine health care leaders, I spoke about the government’s ongoing response to t… https://t.co/lIOJZ9hGakAll of us have the same goal, and that is to keep the people of Maine as safe and as healthy as possible. This is a… https://t.co/gbbkDCv5KqThis morning, I convened a meeting with a group of Maine health care leaders who are on the frontlines in fighting… https://t.co/J70ady7Iuv
3/13
2020
Due to the need to work on additional efforts to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, the Senate should cancel its reces… https://t.co/DO4686wyqz
3/12
2020
Over the past decade Congress has too often abdicated its constitutional role to decide whether to commit our troop… https://t.co/akHWWuyYiNBREAKING: The Maine CDC will officially receive $4.57 million in federal funds to help mitigate the spread of COVID… https://t.co/mPEvum81oXHAPPENING NOW: Senator Collins joins Finance Committee Chairman @ChuckGrassley on the Senate Floor to urge immediat… https://t.co/ZaWExRZLWIAs the founder and co-chair of the Senate Diabetes Caucus, I strongly support this plan to make insulin more afford… https://t.co/jHMEnRNcdOGreat news for Medicare beneficiaries who require insulin! CMS released a new model today to allow Part D plans to… https://t.co/DtW4YWfjJL
3/11
2020
The coronavirus poses a higher fatality risk to seniors. To ensure the government keeps the needs of this populatio… https://t.co/Dhr0iwnJsUMaine’s family-owned apple orchards have survived through hard work and ingenuity, but they need relief from the on… https://t.co/cHisYe0eD1
3/10
2020
The American Energy Innovation Act includes bills I authored to boost renewable power & energy efficiency. These me… https://t.co/jaTxfmVXbJ
3/9
2020
The Girls LEAD Act I introduced with @SenatorCardin would help girls reach their full potential and become the next… https://t.co/5AIkM4uVGYInternational Women’s Day is an opportunity to reflect on the countless contributions of women leaders in every fie… https://t.co/w2HR2kj1TW
3/8
2020
I enjoyed speaking with so many hardworking Mainers at the Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport. Maine fishermen are dedi… https://t.co/BWvLHJbhEY
3/7
2020
I was honored to receive @ACORE’s Renewable Energy Leadership Award. From authoring the BEST Act to securing more t… https://t.co/dle1vLA69e
3/6
2020
In 2015, Martin Shkreli made the outrageous decision to raise Daraprim's price from $13.50 to $750 a pill. I chaire… https://t.co/n3tqNvXi7VThe Senate just passed the $7.76 billion appropriations agreement to fight the coronavirus and fully restore fundin… https://t.co/r2nG6uxqwOAs the author of the law that created this funding program originally, I led a bipartisan group of Senators in succ… https://t.co/vveTFxPmTiI am thrilled by this major win for our schools in Maine’s rural communities. https://t.co/8mgyWiu1jF
3/5
2020

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