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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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21 Sep

VIDEO: Pingree Secures Recognition for W...

Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) urged the House Agriculture Committee to support a resolution recognizing National Blueberry Month and the contributions of the blueberry industry. Pingree worked with the resolution’s sponsor,...» Read More

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16 Sep

Maine Delegation Announces Service Acade...

Portland, ME – The offices of Maine’s Congressional Delegation will host a Military Academy Seminar in cooperation with Maine Maritime Academy in Portland on Thursday, September 23, 2021, at the Clarion Hotel, 1230 Congress Street, from 6:...» Read More

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16 Sep

Pingree Calls For Replenished Funds to H...

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) is among 40 members of Congress calling for a replenishment of the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RFF). The lawmakers penned a letter to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi last week hi...» Read More

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14 Sep

Maine Delegation Announces $750,000 to R...

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced that the Maine Development Foundation (MDF) has received a total of $750,000 to revitalize and preserve historic do...» Read More

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