Susan Collins Quotes

38 Susan Collins quotes:

"At this point, I see no basis for invoking 'extraordinary circumstances' and for anyone to mount a filibuster."
"Just because his nomination might not meet the threshold of extraordinary circumstances doesn't guarantee that I will vote to confirm him. We will have to examine his record and wait and see."
"First, it will protect patients' rights and hold health plans accountable. Second, it will expand consumer choice and access to affordable health care. And third, it will improve health care quality and outcomes."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Choice 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
"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
"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
"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
"a complete disconnect between senior officials and the reality of the situation."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Reality Quotes
"Progress has been halting, a trail of missteps that calls into question what has been done during the last four years, and that continues to plague the recovery even today."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Progress Quotes
"An increase of this magnitude demands more certainty that our food supply is safe."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Certainty 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
"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."
"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
"I have been fighting formula fights all year. We can't make the mistake that only large urban areas are at risk."
"As tuition rises, the road to higher education in America gets steeper and harder to climb for lower and middle-income families."
"It contrasts so sharply with the lack of planning and the slow response of FEMA,"
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Planning Quotes
"These agencies are charged with the important and often challenging responsibility of enforcing our immigration and customs laws,"
"Taxpayers bought Miami-Dade residents thousands of television sets, air conditioners and other appliances,"
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Television Quotes
"We can never fully repay the debt of our proud nation to those who have laid down their lives for our country. The best we can do is honor their memory, ensure that their sacrifice is not in vain, and help provide for their families."
Author: Collins Quotes Category: Debt Quotes

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