- Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue research Updated: Jul-29-15 9:00 pm
WASHINGTON - Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine.
- New England senators want a National Lobster Day this year Updated: Jul-27-15 5:47 pm
PORTLAND, Maine - A group of U.S. senators from New England say the lobster's role in the region's heritage and economy are important enough to justify a national day of celebration.
- Dems, GOP senators push cyber bill for Homeland after breach Updated: Jul-22-15 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON - A bipartisan group of senators is pushing to strengthen the authority of the Homeland Security Department to thwart cyberattacks on government networks and websites after a massive government data breach.
- Maine's Jackson Laboratory gets $800,000 for aging studies Updated: Jul-19-15 11:22 am
BAR HARBOR, Maine - Maine's Jackson Laboratory is getting more than $800,000 from the federal government to conduct research on aging.
- House passes bill to keep highway aid flowing to states Updated: Jul-15-15 4:26 pm
WASHINGTON - The House passed a bill Wednesday to temporarily shore up funding for transportation programs and prevent a shutdown in highway and transit aid to states at the end of this month. But Senate Republicans are trying to cobble together a longer-term bill that could provide money for several years.
- N Maine veterans cemetery getting $861K Updated: Jul-12-15 12:11 pm
CARIBOU, Maine - Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King of Maine say the Northern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Caribou will receive $861,232 from the Department of Veterans Affairs.
- Grant to help Maine tribes plan for climate change Updated: Jul-11-15 4:14 pm
WASHINGTON - Sen. Susan Collins and Angus King say the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point and the Aroostook Band of Micmacs have been awarded more than $237,000 to plan for climate change.
- Ayotte taking part in national forum on family caregiving Updated: Jul-08-15 5:04 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire - U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire is taking part in a national forum on family caregiving in Washington.