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Meet Chellie

Chellie Pingree never anticipated a life in politics. Living on the offshore island of North Haven, Maine, she raised her kids and ran a small business. She served on the school board and as the local tax assessor, a job no one else in town wanted. But in 1991, when she was approached about running for State Senate, she jumped at the chance.

05 Mar

VIDEO RECAP: Rep. Pingree, Coalition of ...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today held a virtual press conference with Maine stakeholders to convey their support for the House-passed American Rescue Plan. Pingree voted for the American Rescue Plan last week. Four Maine expert...» Read More

03 Mar

Pingree Will Vote to Get Money Out of Am...

Ahead of tonight’s vote on H.R. 1, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) affirmed her support for the package of much-needed election reforms to strengthen American democracy. The For the People Act boldly expands campaign finance laws an...» Read More

03 Mar

Pingree to Vote Again for Landmark Georg...

Ahead of tonight’s vote on the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) announced her intent to vote for the historic bill a second time. The landmark legislation will create mandatory accountability sta...» Read More

02 Mar

Maine Delegation Reintroduces Legislatio...

Maine’s U.S. Senators Angus King and Susan Collins and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden reintroduced the bipartisan York River Wild and Scenic River Act, bicameral legislation to initiate the final step in the process t...» Read More

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Racial Justice

The murder of George Floyd was not an isolated incident of police brutality against Black people. Since 2013, police officers have shot and killed nearly 1,000 people every year, and Black men are nearly three times more likely to be killed by police than their white peers.

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Fighting Climate Change

Maine has the natural resources to produce affordable energy here at home while producing jobs and being good for the environment.

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Responding to the Coronavirus

CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally, including in the United States.

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Supporting Our Veterans

We must provide for those who willingly put themselves in harm's way in the defense of our every day freedoms. I am committed to providing our troops with the resources they need to do their jobs, during peacetime and war.

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