Senator Collins was a member of the core group of 10 Senators who negotiated the infrastructure package
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME) announced that Maine will receive a total of $2,856,158 through the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program to support the state’s efforts to expand the network of electric vehicle (EV) chargers.
This funding was authorized through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and provided through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Senator Collins, the Ranking Member of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, was part of the core group of 10 Senators who negotiated the text of the bipartisan infrastructure law.
“Electric vehicles provide many benefits, including a smaller carbon footprint, but the lack of available charging stations in a large, rural…