Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Sep 18, 2017
"I’m very concerned by the loopholes USDA Office of Inspector General’s found in the verification and inspection process that have allowed non-organic food from other countries to be sold as organic in the U.S.," Congresswoman Pingree said.
Sep 18, 2017

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement on a leaked report from the Department of Interior concerning the future of recently designated National Monuments, including the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. 

Sep 14, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) welcomed news that Democratic leadership in the U.S.

Sep 11, 2017
“May we never forget the 3,000 people who lost their lives in the terrible and senseless attacks on 9/11. ...."
Sep 8, 2017
“Today’s bipartisan vote lets Americans whose communities are being ravaged by hurricanes know that we have their backs and that relief is on the way. ..."
Sep 7, 2017

WASHINGTON — In a win for Maine’s sea urchin and sea cucumber harvesting industry and businesses, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin had their bipartisan amendment, the Poliquin Amendment, included into one of the major spending bills being considered by the House.
 

Sep 6, 2017
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today voted in support of a $7.8 billion supplemental appropriations bill which will provide disaster relief to devastated areas in Texas and Louisiana.
Sep 6, 2017
Dozens of current and former Members of Congress have submitted an amicus brief to the United States Supreme Court regarding a pending case before the High Court that could stop the undemocratic partisan gerrymandering of political districts.
Sep 6, 2017
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) announced today that Portland Ship Yard would receive a $990,500 federal Small Shipyard Grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Funds will be used to replace an aging boat lift that has hindered the shipyard’s ability to serve Casco Bay’s commercial fleet.

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