Susan Collins Quotes


38 Susan Collins quotes:



"Like the canary in the coal mine, the climate changes already evident in the Arctic are a call to action."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"When help is needed, you are there and you take action, ... Thanks to all of you for the service you provide."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Individual disclosures of waste, fraud and abuse [are] critical to Congress' ability to protect the public interest. Full protection against retaliation based on such disclosures is essential for effective oversight."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"This joint decision ... will protect the interests of people living in border communities. Many Mainers rely on the ability to quickly and easily cross the northern border to access essential services ... I have consistently maintained that it is important that we strike a balance between the security of our nation's borders and the free flow of commerce and travel to and from the United States."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Ability Quotes
"As tuition rises, the road to higher education in America gets steeper and harder to climb for lower and middle-income families."
"It is difficult to understand the lack of preparedness and the ineffective initial response to a disaster that had been predicted for years and for which specific, dire warning had been given for days."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"Once again, FEMA failed to adequately plan for the very type of disaster that occurs virtually every year."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"I hope that is a turning point. But there is increasing skepticism. We've had a lot of events that appeared to be turning points, but the violence continues."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Events Quotes
"It's very troubling to this committee that the forensic teams looking into failure of the levees have not received complete and total cooperation from the Army Corps,"
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"It's very troubling to this committee that the forensic teams looking into failure of the levees have not received complete and total cooperation from the Army Corps."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"The budget reconciliation bill now before the U.S. Senate includes draconian cuts to vital health, education and child support enforcement programs."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"With education costs continuing to rise at both public and private institutions, I believe that increases in grant aid are needed."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"In the environment we're in right now with tight federal budgets and the demands of responding to Hurricane Katrina, it is particularly disturbing to learn that a federal agency is not being a more careful steward of the taxpayers' dollars. There's also a waste of fuel here, too."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Budgets Quotes
"Soaring prescription drug costs have placed a tremendous strain on family budgets. They have also imposed a heavy burden on employers - both public and private - who are struggling to provide affordable health insurance coverage to their workers."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Budgets Quotes
"An increase of this magnitude demands more certainty that our food supply is safe."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Certainty Quotes
"I have been fighting formula fights all year. We can't make the mistake that only large urban areas are at risk."
"Many communities throughout the nation still do not have the communications infrastructure in place for first responders to communicate with one another during an emergency."
"For the first time, Congress will take a detailed look at why the primary guardians of Enron's shareholders were unable to protect them,"
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"For the first time, Congress will take a detailed look at why the primary guardians of Enron's shareholders were unable to protect them."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"I am willing to travel the road wherever it leads, whether it's to the conviction or the acquittal of the president. But in order to do that, I need more evidence, ... I need witnesses and further evidence to guide me to the right destination: to get to the truth."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Conviction Quotes



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