The full Senate has yet to approve the $150 million included by a subcommittee, and the House has yet to act.
Shucks Maine Lobster will open an 18,800-square-foot facility on the Maine State Pier in January. Ready Seafood Co. will expand its existing operations on the pier.
Without new pipelines in North America, there's no other way to transport vast amounts of crude from the middle of the continent to its coasts.
He says too much energy was spent on tax hikes and spending cuts when the economy was sluggish.
Slow wage growth and a lack of jobs are some of the factors affecting average Americans.