federal

religion

Collins, King wrong to back Exxon CEO Tillerson for Secretary of State

Senators Susan Collins and Angus King’s decisions to back Rex Tillerson’s confirmation as Secretary of State are highly disappointing and not in the best interests of Mainers or the nation.

environment

Mainers demand Sen. Collins meet with constituents, stand up to Trump

More than a thousand Mainers rallied on the steps of City Hall in Portland on Sunday morning to call on Senator Susan Collins to stand against a series of appointments

Every Child Matters

Children’s advocates, parents call on Sen. Collins to oppose health care repeal

Health insurance hadn’t been a major concern for Katie Sherman until this December, when she suddenly found herself unemployed and no longer receiving employer-based insurance for herself and her young

health care

Sen. Collins’ watered-down health care proposal gains little support

At a press conference with Republican colleague Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana yesterday, Sen. Susan Collins of Maine announced an Affordable Care Act replacement proposal that would repeal major portions

Alliance for Retired Americans

Maine seniors plead with Senator Collins to save their health care

Senior citizens and health care professionals met at the Bangor Public Library on Thursday to ask U.S. Senator Susan Collins to oppose attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act without

Chellie Pingree

Hundreds rally for health care in Portland

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act closed down Congress Street in Portland on Sunday as a crowd of hundreds overflowed the plaza in front of City Hall. Representative Chellie Pingree

Pious Ali

Maine immigrants and allies stand united against hate in Lewiston

More than 250 Mainers gathered at the Franco Center in Lewiston on Saturday to show their support for immigrant families in the state and to advocate for sensible immigration policies.

Angus King

Sen. King gets personal in attempt to save Affordable Care Act

For the past week, Maine U.S. Senator Angus King has been speaking out against the looming repeal of the Affordable Care Act. The personal stories of Mainers faced with losing

health care

Sen. Collins’ vote paves the way for ACA repeal

In a late-night vote and despite statements she has made against repealing the Affordable Care Act without replacing it’s central provisions, Maine U.S. Senator Susan Collins joined her Republican colleagues

Chellie Pingree

Schmidt: They may have failed to close the Ethics Office, but don’t expect Republicans to act ethically

The first day a Congress meets is filled with so much ceremony – swearings-in, the introduction of family members and so on – that we often miss the important business