NARRATOR: Paula Jackson Jones was working in her yard when she was bitten by a tick.
PAULA JACKSON JONES: I had no idea that that one tick bite was going to have me fighting for my life for the next five years.
NARRATOR: Susan Collins wrote the bipartisan Tick Act to ensure Lyme disease is properly diagnosed and treated.
PAULA JACKSON JONES: I’ve worked with a lot of politicians on a lot of different legislation and it’s very different working with Senator Collins on this Tick Act bill.
NARRATOR: Susan’s bill is now law.
PAULA JACKSON JONES: I know that Senator Collins feels very deeply for the people of Maine.
COLLINS: I’m Susan Collins and I’ve approved this message.