Senator Collins believes that putting people back to work is the key to improving our economic recovery and should remain our number one goal. With this goal in mind, Senator Collins has offered or supported legislation aimed at providing tax relief, cutting red tape, and investing in a 21st century workforce.
Today's investment in equipment for snowmobile clubs by the Trump Administration is vital to supporting Maine's economic future. I am so pleased that Maine Senator Susan Collins could make this announcement, which will have a lasting impact on our rural communities, supporting at least 25 businesses, and helping to retain an create jobs in rural areas."
May 19, 2021 · Tourism is an essential part in Maines economy, with the unemployment compensation right now, Collins says this is only going to add a strain on Maines economy. “This is our problem for our entire state, there are jobs, there are help wanted signs are everywhere and with the hospitality industry beginning its season this problem is only going ...
Susan Collins on Budget & Economy; Senators. We tried & failed in 2005 to tighten mortgage regulations Collins said during a debate on WGAN-AM that both the Clinton and Bush administrations warned of looming troubles with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which guarantee or own nearly half the nation’s mortgages.
Aug 30, 2008 · Susan Collins on Budget & Economy Susan Collins on Budget & Economy the completion, within 12 months, the audit of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Reserve Banks; with a detailed report of audit findings and conclusions.
Nov 13, 2020 · Susan Collins reaches peak influence after Senate stunner. Biden: U.S. talking to several countries about extra vaccine. Michelle Obama stresses importance of family amid royal family controversy ...
Jul 23, 2018 · Today, a modern building-supply store, S.W. Collins, has taken its place. The business has been in the family for five generations and is now run by the senator’s brothers Sam and Gregg.
Jan 29, 2015 · This week, according to USA Today’s Rodney Brooks, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) will introduce bipartisan legislation to encourage small businesses to offer ...
- Shut out by Republicans. Biden campaigned on bipartisanship following four divisive years under Donald Trump. Yet he was not able to win over a single Senate Republican – not even moderates like Susan Collins of Maine or Lisa Murkowski of Alaska – to support legislation that will likely be less controversial than future battles on immigration, health care and infrastructure.
- The Senate's all-nighter. With Republicans seeking to slow down the bill's passage with an onslaught of amendments, the Senate's debate extended more than 27 hours.
- Manchin's outsized role leads to White House concession. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., has emerged as the most important vote in the Senate. Anyone who thought his outsized influence in the evenly divided Senate was overstated needed only to see how the chamber came to a screeching halt when the West Virginia moderate raised questions about the size of unemployment benefits.
- 15 minimum wage fails. A faction of Democratic senators joined all Senate Republicans to defeat a proposal pushed by Sen. Bernie Sanders' proposal to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour on Friday.
Susan and her team at New Economy Project bring impact litigation that challenges Wall Street corporations and promote economic justice in NYC low-income communities and communities of color. Susan is also a 2006 graduate of New York University School of Law, where she was an Arthur Garfield Hays Civil Liberties Fellow.