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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.

25 Jun

In Letter, Pingree Requests OIG Investig...

In a letter, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today formally requested that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Inspector General Phyllis Fong investigate the suppression of valuable climate research conducted by the...» Read More

21 Jun

Responding to Rep. Pingree’s 2017 Reques...

Following a request for study made by Congresswomen Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) in October 2017, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) today issued a report with recommendations on how the federal government ca...» Read More

21 Jun

Pingree: House Supplemental Bill Include...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced the House Appropriations Committee has released an emergency supplemental spending package, which includes $60 million to support communities, like Portland, Maine, which have “experie...» Read More

20 Jun

VIDEO: In Military Sexual Trauma Hearing...

In a hearing for the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs, Congresswoman Pingree spoke in support of her bill, H.R. 1092, The Servicemember and Veterans’ Empowerment and Support Act...» Read More

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Drug Costs

Everyone deserves access to quality, affordable health care. Keep up to date on my efforts to protect and improve on affordable health care gains for the American people.

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Fighting Climate

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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Reducing Food

The United States wastes a staggering amount of food, resulting in environmental problems, billions in economic costs, and a lost opportunity to help feed the 50 million Americans who are food insecure. I am leading efforts in Congress to address this problem.

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Supporting Our

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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