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Press Releases

Press Releases

September 2020
With Youth Mental Health Risks Rising As Schools Reopen, Senators King and Blumenthal Introduce Bill to Support Social-Emotional Learning
Calling Pandemic a “Slow Motion Hurricane” Damaging State and Locality Budgets, King Urges Bipartisan Action on Coronavirus Relief
Maine Delegation Urges U.S. Trade Representative to Protect Maine Wild Blueberry Producers as Foreign Competitors Expand into U.S. Markets
Senators Collins, King Announce More Than $700,000 to Increase Safety in Windham/Raymond and Lee School Districts
Senator King’s “Visit America Act” Advances from Commerce Committee
As Pandemic Adds New Obstacles for Americans Struggling with Substance Use, King, Capito Introduce Resolution to Designate September “National Recovery Month”
King Advocates for Legislation to Provide Free Admission to National Parks for Gold Star Families
King Sounds Alarm on Energy Grid and Pipeline Networks: Not as Secure as We Think
King, Colleagues to FDA: Make Vaccine Decision Process Public
As Pandemic Heightens Connectivity Needs, King Cosponsors BRIDGE Act to Expand Broadband Nationwide
Senators Collins, King Announce $111,603 for Mental Health Resources at York County Sheriff’s Office
King Joins Colleagues in Urging Internet Service Providers to Expand Internet Access During Pandemic
Via Teleconference, King Listens to Maine Arts Commission, Discusses Impacts of the Pandemic and Support Efforts
Senators Collins, King Cosponsor Bipartisan Resolution Recognizing 9/11 as National Day of Service and Remembrance
King Issues Statement On Anniversary of September 11th Attacks
Citing Results of Previous Bipartisan Negotiations, King Opposes McConnell’s “Illusion of Action”
To Help Maine’s Rural Veterans, Senator King and Bipartisan Group of Senators Call for VA Voice Telehealth Services
Collins, King, & Pingree Announce USDA Allocation of $530 Million for U.S. Lobstermen and Fishermen Impacted by Retaliatory Tariffs, Urge Administration to Expand Program to Dealers and Processors
Transportation Department Proposes Pilot Program Modeled After Senator King’s DRIVE-Safe Act
Maine Delegation Announces $500,000 for Frances Perkins Homestead in Newcastle