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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.

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01 Jul

Pingree Pushes House Leadership to Prior...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today joined Reps. Barragan, Huffman, Hastings, Lawrence, and 55 other members in writing to Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader McCarthy, urging them to support a transformational green stimulus inves...» Read More

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01 Jul

Pingree Announces $450,000 for Maine DOL...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced the Maine Department of Labor will receive $450,000 from the U.S. Department of Labor through the Registered Apprenticeship Program. β€œAs our nation prepares to recover and rebuild from...» Read More

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01 Jul

Pingree Announces $400k from CARES Act C...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced eight Maine arts organizations will receive grants totaling $400,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The grants were funded through the CARES Act and will support staff...» Read More

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01 Jul

Maine Delegation Calls on Administration...

Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02), Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) today urged Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to reject a petition to impose seasonal closures on lobster and cra...» Read More

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