Senator Collins Receives Spirit of Enterprise Award 

Senator Susan Collins was recognized in Augusta for her support of small businesses.The Senator received the prestigious Spirit of Enterprise award by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce.Senator Collins called small businesses the backbone of Maine’s economy and says they are responsible for job creation.She also presented a preview of a bill she is working on in Congress for future job growth in the state.Senator Collins says she is humbled by the award.”I really feel honored by this award. I have tried to be very much a pro small business Senator my entire time serving the people of Maine because I believe that by supporting small businesses I’m supporting the people of Maine,” she said.The Spirit of Enterprise award is presented annually to members of congress.