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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 Oct

Pingree, Welch, Golden, Kuster Urge Dano...

WASHINGTON, DC— Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), and fellow northeast lawmakers Representatives Peter Welch (D-V.T), Jared Golden (D-Maine), and Annie Kuster (D-N.H.) on Monday sent a letter to chief executives of Danone regarding ...» Read More

22 Oct

Pingree, Tester, Murkowski Reintroduce B...

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and U.S. Senators Jon Tester (D-Mont.) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) today reintroduced a bipartisan bill to improve access to resources and care for survivors of military sexual tra...» Read More

22 Oct

Maine Delegation and Governor Mills Urge...

Washington, D.C. –Following the U.S. District Court of Maine’s order blocking the Lobster Management Area (LMA) 1 restricted area closure, which is a component of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s (NMFS) flawed and unfair Atlantic Lar...» Read More

18 Oct

US Representatives Pingree, Spanberger P...

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, US Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Abigail Spanberger (D-Va.) urged House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to keep climate-smart agriculture provisions in the Build Back Bette...» Read More

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The Fiscal Year 2022 Appropriations Bill will permit Congress to directly fund projects for the first time since 2011 in the form of Community Project Funding.

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