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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.

24 Nov

Pingree Announces $3.6M Grant For Maine ...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced Ocean Renewable Power Company of Portland has received $3,676,997 in funding from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). “As a member of the Hous...» Read More

20 Nov

Pingree, Kuster, Stefanik, Pappas, and W...

Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (NH-02), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), Chris Pappas (NH-01), Peter Welch (VT-AL), and Chellie Pingree (ME-01) wrote to leadership of the House and Senate Appropriations Committees in support of continued fundi...» Read More

20 Nov

During National Apprenticeship Week, Pin...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today joined her colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 8294, the National Apprenticeship Act. The legislation reauthorizes and invests in the Registered Apprenticeship system, A...» Read More

20 Nov

Pingree Backs Bill to Provide Targeted P...

Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) cosponsored the Local and Regional Farmer and Market Support Act, also known as the Local Farmer Act, introduced by Congresswoman Alma S. Adams, (D-N.C.). The Local Farmer Act would help the fa...» Read More

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