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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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06 Dec

Pingree Announces Award of Almost $950k ...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is awarding $948,019.04 to three Maine institutions to increase consumption of and access to local and ...» Read More

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05 Dec

Pingree Joins More than 120 House Collea...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today joined more than 120 of her House colleagues in condemning the Trump administration’s formal withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement. The resolution was introduced during the ongoing 2019 Un...» Read More

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04 Dec

Pingree Statement on Finalized Trump Adm...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) issued the following statement in light of USDA’s announcement that the Trump administration will tighten work requirements for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which is estimated to ...» Read More

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04 Dec

Maine Delegation Calls on Feds to Answer...

Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Angus King (I-ME), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Jared Golden (ME-02) pressed the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) over the accuracy of the data and assumption...» 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
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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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