LATEST SENATOR KING
WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the support of U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine), a member of the Senate Budget Committee, the U.S. Senate passed the Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Federal Appropriations bill, which funds the government through September 30, 2018 and includes funding for several priorities Senator King has advocated for that benefit Maine.
“Despite my frustration with the budget process over the last few months, the bill passed today funds important programs and initiatives that support hardworking men and women in Maine,” Senator King said. “From funding critical resources to combat the opioid epidemic, to supporting shipbuilding priorities at Bath Iron Works, to streamlining veterans’ services, to expanding rural broadband infrastructure, this legislation will help support the good work of people across Maine who are dedicated to strengthening the economy and improving the lives of others in their communities.
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