Democrats have little power to stop a replacement and while U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is eyed as a potential swing vote, she hasn’t shown much appetite yet for bucking her party on the issue.
House Republicans say a health care change pushed by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins won’t pass without anti-abortion language and a key legislator wants to conform Maine’s tax code to upcoming federal changes.
Now, the Maine senator will push for health care changes in a separate spending bill. It’s unclear whether they can win in the House.
A Democratic state senator’s bill to bar legislators from using political action committees for personal gain stalled amid a dispute with Senate President Mike Thibodeau, who wanted to investigate the use of public campaign money.
Collins hasn’t seen a final bill, but a spokeswoman says she’s confident that her amendments are in the package with possible improvements. But she’s facing protests at home and in Washington.
Susan Collins isn’t sure where Congress’ final tax bill is going to wind up, a group of Maine hard-liners is linked to Alabama’s heated Senate race and it’s Paul LePage vs. Bernie Sanders in Lewiston’s mayoral race.
Good morning from Augusta. An analysis released Tuesday showed that two Affordable Care Act fixes backed by U.S. Sen. Susan Collins could offset the premium impact of repealing the law’s individual mandate — but only if they can pass and that’s a big if. The analysis didn’t examine the individual mandate’s repeal, but it can […]
The congressman from Maine’s 2nd District is among a group of Republicans calling for a “balanced approach” around an Obama-era immigration policy. A coalition led by the Maine Chamber of Commerce wants a solution, too.
The Maine senator is facing protests and challenges about how she has pitched the bill’s deficit impact, but she’s asking for more money to offset proposed health care changes.
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins supported Senate Republicans’ tax bill on Friday. By Sunday, she said her support on a final tax product is no sure thing.