Pass HEROES Act Now — Sen. Susan Collins (ME)
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Grassroots Lobbying & Social Media Pressure

Maine Sen. Susan Collins

Information on HEROES and Maine

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State and Local Governments

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for Maine”

Videos & Online Ads

On Their Watch

Tell Maine Sen. Collins to Support the HEROES Act

AFT HEROES Campaign—Susan Collins, Maine

Social Media Shares

Don’t Forfeit Our Future

Community in Crisis

People in Maine Need Relief Now

HEROES will give $3.4 Billion to Maine, Stop Stalling Sen. Collins

COVID-19 is hurting Maine families…

Sen. Collins voted to bailout corporations…

Senate’s vacationing. We need you acting, not relaxing, Sen. Collins.

HEROES Highlights

Information on HEROES and Maine

Talking Points

Education Funding

Direct Aid to State and Local Governments

Healthcare

Fact Sheet: “Key Funding Components of the HEROES Act for Maine”

Videos & Online Ads

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On Their Watch

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Tell Maine Sen. Collins to Support the HEROES Act

Video

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AFT HEROES Campaign—Susan Collins, Maine

Video

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Sample Social Media Text for Videos

Twitter Sample Text #1:

.@SenatorCollins, please don’t let our schools suffer any more than they already have because of COVID-19. Not passing the #HEROESAct could mean the loss of a great resource & support system that our kids desperately need. #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Call @SenatorCollins and tell her to support the #HEROESAct—don’t forfeit the future for our children. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #3:

Tell @SenatorCollins we 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 pass the #HEROESAct. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1:

Call Sen. Collins and tell her to support the HEROES Act—don’t forfeit the future for our children. ☎️ 833-868-8109

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #2:

Tell Sen. Collins not to let our schools suffer any more than they already have because of COVID-19—we 𝐦𝐮𝐬𝐭 pass the HEROES Act. ☎️ 833-868-8109

Social Media Shares

Below are some sample social media posts you, your members and community allies can share to put pressure on Sen. Susan Collins to pass the HEROES Act. You can mix-and-match the graphics and text samples—or write your own!

Don’t Forfeit Our Future

Twitter Sample Text #1:

Tell @SenatorCollins: don’t forfeit the future for our kids. Pass the #HEROESAct. #ProtectEssentialWorkers ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

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Call @SenatorCollins now and demand she support the #HEROESAct before the Senate clears out for the #GOPVacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook Sample Text #1:

Tell Sen. Susan Collins don’t forfeit the future for our kids. Pass the HEROES Act. Call her office today: ☎️ 833-868-8109

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Call Sen. Susan Collins now and demand she support the HEROES Act before the Senate clears out for their GOP Vacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109

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Community in Crisis

Twitter Sample Text #1:

Our communities in Maine are in crisis. So why is @SenatorCollins taking a #GOPVacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Twitter Sample Text #2:

Call @SenatorCollins now and demand she support the #HEROESAct before the Senate clears out for the #GOPVacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers

Facebook Sample Text #1:

Our communities in Maine are in crisis. So why is Sen. Susan Collins taking GOP Vacation instead of passing the HEROES Act? Call her office today: ☎️ 833-868-8109

Facebook Sample Text #2:

Call Sen. Susan Collins now and demand she support the HEROES Act before the Senate clears out for their GOP Vacation. ☎️ 833-868-8109

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People in Maine Need Relief Now

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Why is @SenatorCollins stalling when her constituents need help now? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Call @SenatorCollins now and demand she support the #HEROESAct. ☎️ 833-868-8109 #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3:

People in Maine want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is @SenatorCollins  stalling? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1:

Why is Sen. Susan Collins stalling when her constituents need help now? Call 833-868-8109 and ask her to pass the HEROES Act.

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People in Maine want to protect essential workers, get relief to struggling families and protect our public schools. The House passed a bill that does all that. Why is Sen. Susan Collins stalling?

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HEROES will give $3.4 Billion to Maine, Stop Stalling Sen. Collins

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What is @SenatorCollins waiting for? ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 to tell her to act now! #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Why won’t you help Maine get the relief we need @SenatorCollins? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

What are you waiting for, @SenatorCollins?

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What are you waiting for, Sen. Collins?

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The HEROES Act will protect Maine’s essential workers, provide direct cash assistance to struggling Maine families and shore up Maine’s schools and public services. What is Sen. Collins waiting for? Call 833-868-8109 to demand she pass the HEROES Act.

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COVID-19 is hurting Maine families…

Twitter Sample Text #1

It’s time to help Maine families, @SenatorCollins. #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers  #GOPVacation

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Maine families need help but @SenatorCollins isn’t acting. Let's raise our voices and make sure she gets the message loud and clear that her constituents want action now! ☎️ Call 833-868-8109 #HeroesAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

You know what would help Maine families, @SenatorCollins? The #HEROESAct.

#ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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Sen. Collins: It’s time to stop playing politics and help Maine families.

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #2

Sen. Collins could act now to help Maine families. Why isn’t she demanding a vote on the HEROES Act?

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You know what would help Maine families? The HEROES Act. Call 833-868-8109 to demand Sen. Collins pass it.

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Sen. Collins voted to bailout corporations…

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Of course, @SenatorCollins voted with the 💰💰💰. Isn’t it time she cast a vote for the rest of her constituents? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2

.@SenatorCollins, seems clear you’re happy to support big corporations. What do your constituents have to do to get you to vote for relief for us?  #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

Call 833-868-8109 to demand @SenatorCollins start taking care of her constituents the way she does corporations. #HEROESACt #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook/Instagram Sample Text #1

Come on, Sen. Collins. If you can help corporations, can’t you help us too?

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Big corporate donors probably have a direct line, but we can call at 833-868-8109 to make sure Sen. Collins hears from constituents who want inclusive relief for families, essential workers and teachers in Maine.

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Senate’s vacationing. We need you acting, not relaxing, Sen. Collins.

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🤦‍♀️Seems like a pretty bad time for a holiday, @SenatorCollins #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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How is @SenateMajLdr’s Senate on vacation while people in Maine are suffering? Why is @SenatorCollins letting it happen? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #3

While @SenatorCollins is on vacation, let’s call her office to make sure she hears that we expect more and better now! ☎️ 833-868-8109 #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

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HEROES Highlights

Twitter Sample Text #1

It’s clear that @SenateMajLdr doesn’t care about getting relief to people in Maine. But shouldn’t @SenatorCollins?  ☎️ 833-868-8109 to demand she act now! #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Twitter Sample Text #2

The HEROES Act would give everyone in Maine real relief now. Why won’t @SenatorCollins demand a vote on it in the Senate? #HEROESAct #ProtectEssentialWorkers #GOPVacation

Facebook Sample Text #1

Every person in Maine deserves real relief now. What is Sen. Collins waiting for?

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The HEROES Act would give everyone in Maine real relief now. Why won’t Sen. Collins demand a vote on it in the Senate?

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Call Sen. Collins at 833-868-8109 and demand a vote on the HEROES Act. People in Maine are depending on her.

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