Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine

For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Clark/Christopher Knight April 18, 2019 202-224-2523 Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine The Senator and Secretary visited a veteran-owned business, participated in a groundbreaking for a new Maine Veterans’ Home facility, and toured Continue reading Senator Collins Hosts Veterans Affairs Secretary Wilkie in Maine

AMVETS National HQ 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions

AMVETS 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions-1 Greetings AMVETS Department Leaders, As your National Legislative Affairs Associate, I look forward to meeting you at the upcoming AMVETS 75th National Convention, August 21-24 in Louisville, Kentucky. In the meantime, enclosed you’ll find 19 resolutions Continue reading AMVETS National HQ 2019-20 Proposed Resolutions

Urge Congress to Pass the Retired Pay Restoration Act

Background : Military retirees who have a service-connected disability rating below 50 percent have their retirement pay reduced, dollar for dollar, by the amount of disability compensation they receive. This demeaning tax, created by Congress to save money, forces those who have dedicated Continue reading Urge Congress to Pass the Retired Pay Restoration Act

FW: House Passes Bill Authored by Senators Collins, Cardin to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Currently, 420,000 federal workers are being forced to work without pay, and another 380,000 federal workers were sent home over the holidays without pay. For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Clark/Christopher Knight January 11, 2019 202-224-2523 House Passes Bill Authored by Continue reading FW: House Passes Bill Authored by Senators Collins, Cardin to Ensure Federal Workers Affected by Shutdowns Receive Retroactive Pay

Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Marking December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day”

For Immediate Release December 14, 2018   Contact: Annie Clark/Christopher Knight (Collins) 202-224-2523   Kathleen Connery Dawe/Jack Faherty (King) 202-224-5344     Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Marking December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day” Washington, D.C. – Continue reading Senate Unanimously Passes Collins, King Resolution Marking December 15, 2018, as “Wreaths Across America Day”