Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Jul 18, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—During last night’s full committee markup of the House Transportation, Housing and Urban Development FY 2018 Appropriations Bill, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree fought against cuts to programs that are vital to Maine—including Community Development Block Grants and Transportation Infrastructure Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) Grants. 

Jul 17, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) issued the following statement in response to the the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)’s decision to issue only 15,000 H-2B visas and new regulations for small business owners to hire seasonal workers:

Jul 14, 2017

WASHINGTON — Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) have successfully secured an amendment to the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to ensure that Bath Iron Works (BIW) can remain in contract negotiations and on track to construct a second Fiscal Year 2016 DDG-51 destroyer and a Fiscal Year 2017 DDG-51 destroyer, after a provision had been adde

Jul 13, 2017

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today announced that Maine fire departments in Westbrook and Raymond will receive federal assistance to fill staffing and equipment needs.

Jul 10, 2017

PORTLAND, Maine—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today welcomed news that marinas in Rockland and South Portland will receive over $1.8 million in federal Boating Infrastructure Grants to expand docking space and serve more vessels traveling along the Maine coast. Maine will also receive over $400,000 in Clean Vessel Act funds to improve its system of boat wastewater pumpout stations.

Jul 1, 2017

PORTLAND, ME— Congresswoman Pingree (D-Maine) today issued the following statement in response to Maine’s state government shutdown:

Jun 29, 2017

WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today joined her Republican and Democratic colleagues on the House Appropriations Committee in approving an amendment that will repeal the Authorization for Military Force (AUMF) passed by Congress following the 9/11 terrorist attacks on America and force a floor vote on a new AUMF.

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