Susan Collins

Government, Business

Trucking Industry Touts Susan Collins’ Record in US Senate

Susan Collins Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) is being challenged by Democrat Sara Gideon, speaker of the Maine House of Representatives. Collins has advocates in the trucking industry. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/Associated Press)

Freight industry stakeholders in Maine and around the country are emphasizing Sen. Susan Collins’ contributions to the transportation community.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 19, 2020

Sen. Susan Collins Says ‘It’s Hard to See’ Comprehensive Infrastructure Bill This Year

Los Angeles highway traffic (Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News)

WASHINGTON — Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), the Senate’s top transportation funding leader, expressed pessimism over whether her chamber would advance a long-term infrastructure measure this year, a sentiment shared by the Trump White House.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
June 6, 2018

Sen. Susan Collins Opts Against Gubernatorial Run

Sen. Susan Collins Bloomberg News

Susan Collins, a moderate Republican with vast influence over transportation funding affairs in the Senate, announced her intention not to pursue the governor’s mansion in her home state of Maine.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
October 13, 2017

Hill Transportation Leaders Push Back on Trump’s Road Funding Approach

Senate Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee

Senior funding leaders in the Senate rejected the White House’s intention to rely on private sector dollars for infrastructure projects, joining transportation leaders in Congress who already are concerned about coming up with funding for rural roads and bridges.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
March 13, 2017
Government, Business

Undoing HOS Restart Suspension Still on Sen. Richard Blumenthal's Radar

WASHINGTON — A leading critic of last year’s push to suspend changes to an hours-of-service rule said he is actively looking at ways to restore the rule.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
February 10, 2015

Maine Senator Is Again Friend to Trucking as Rule Eased

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

For the second time in three years, the trucking industry has found a friend in Senator Susan Collins.

Jeff Plungis | Bloomberg News
December 15, 2014

Sen. Collins Urges Colleagues to Pass HOS Restart Changes

Sen. Susan Collins said she is negotiating with congressional leaders to ensure that her proposal to suspend changes to the hours-of-service restart rule is included in an omnibus bill that would fund the government through the end of fiscal 2015.

December 1, 2014