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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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11 Feb

Maine Delegation Welcomes Navy Support f...

Responding to the request for two fiscal year 2021 Arleigh-Burke class (DDG-51) destroyers —a ship built at Bath Iron Works in Maine—in the President’s FY 2021 budget request, U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives C...» Read More

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10 Feb

Pingree Leads Bipartisan Letter to EPA U...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today led four members of Congress in writing to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler, urging EPA to wait before legally defining biostimulants. Pingree and her coll...» Read More

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10 Feb

Pingree Says FY 2021 Trump Budget Propos...

Reacting to President Trump’s FY2021 budget proposal, which was announced today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement: “Last week, President Trump used his State of the Union address to express his suppor...» Read More

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07 Feb

With House Passage of PRO Act, Pingree V...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) voted to approve H.R. 2474, the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act of 2019, to provide new protections for workers and hold employers who violate workers' rights accountable. The bill passed 224...» Read More

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Lowering RX
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
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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Reducing Food
Waste

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
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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