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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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02 Jun

Maine Delegation Fights to Keep School a...

In a bipartisan effort to prevent thousands of Maine children from losing access to meals, all four members of Maine’s Congressional Delegation wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue to express their full supp...» Read More

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02 Jun

Pingree Announces More than $4 Million i...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced southern Maine will receive two grants totaling $4,618,674 to mitigate the financial losses for public transit systems due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Greater Portland Transit Di...» Read More

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01 Jun

Maine Delegation Calls on USDA to Fix Sh...

Maine’s Congressional Delegation wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to call for improvements to be made to the Farmers to Families Food Box Program, which is purchasing up to $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy, a...» Read More

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01 Jun

Pingree Cosponsors Legislation to Condem...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today cosponsored two legislative initiatives to address systemic police brutality, racial profiling, and the use of excessive force against Black Americans. A resolution led by Reps. Pressley, Omar, ...» Read More

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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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