Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Oct 26, 2016

National Guard members
(Photo courtesy of National Guard via flickr)

Oct 6, 2016

 Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and Cultivating Community announced two USDA grants to expand initiatives helping refugees and immigrants in Maine launch and strengthen farm businesses.

Oct 6, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said this morning that rural Maine communities will benefit from $20 million in USDA loans to provide financing for economic development projects throughout the state. With USDA Rural Development funding, Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) will invest in community projects like health care facilities, childcare centers and schools.

Oct 3, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today announced that three communities in her District would receive federal grants to hire or rehire police officers. 

Sep 29, 2016

Federal investments will help create 212 total jobs

Sep 29, 2016

Farmers in five counties to get access to emergency assistance, including loans
Cumberland County farm

Sep 29, 2016
Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin joined Representative Julia Brownley (D-CA) in introducing a bill last night to force the approval of a lease for a major expansion of the Portland VA health clinic, as well as leases for 23 other VA facilities around the country. Because of technicalities in the way the leases are approved, work on the expansion in Portland has been delayed.

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