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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.

22 Nov

Maine Delegation and Governor Mills Voic...

Maine Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, and Governor Janet Mills today released the following statement after Whole Foods Market said it would stop selling Maine lobster nationwide: “We...» Read More

18 Nov

Pingree, 60 House Members Push Leadershi...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) joined nearly 60 members of Congress in urging Congressional leadership to expand the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) as soon as possible. The members, led by Reps. Pram...» Read More

18 Nov

Reps. Pingree, Waltz Introduce Bipartisa...

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today introduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Michael Waltz (R-Fla.) to support coastal communities grappling with ocean acidification driven by human activities. The bipartisan Coastal Com...» Read More

17 Nov

SEEC Climate and Agriculture Task Force ...

Today, the Co-Chairs of the House Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition (SEEC)’s Climate and Agriculture Task Force, Rep. Chellie Pingree and Rep. Kim Schrier, released a report on policy recommendations for next year’s reauthorizat...» Read More

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Fighting for Abortion Access

By passing the Women’s Health Protection Act, House Democrats stepped up to defend reproductive rights and ensure Constitutional rights aren't limited by income or zip code, but until it passes the Senate, we will be looking to states to stand up for abortion care.

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My Work on the Appropriations Committee

I'm proud to look out for Maine's interests as a member of the House Appropriations Committee. Our committee writes annual legislation that allocates federal funding to government agencies, departments, and organizations.

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Inflation Reduction Act

The landmark Inflation Reduction Act passed by Congressional Democrats & signed by President Biden is a historic victory for our environment, our farmers and ranchers, working families, and the overall health of Americans.

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Fighting Climate Change

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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