Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Sep 17, 2018

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) sent a letter today to the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) urging the agency to approve the Medicaid expansion application recently submitted by the State of Maine. 

Sep 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and 158 members of the U.S. House have written to House and Senate leadership to request that they reject President Trump’s plan to rescind a modest 1.9% cost of living adjustment for federal workers, including thousands of employees at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Sep 10, 2018

 Washington, D.C. – A new round of tariffs recently proposed by the Trump Administration to crack down on Chinese intellectual property theft could inadvertently cause significant financial harm to Hussey Seating Company, a family-owned business in North Berwick that manufactures bleachers and auditorium seating for distribution across the globe. 

Sep 7, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has been chosen to serve as one of six Democratic Members on the conference committee that is mending differences between the House and Senate’s third “minibus” appropriations bills.

Sep 6, 2018

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement today in response to an update provided by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb  on the agency’s plans to revise its guidance for “added sugars” on packages of pure maple syrup and honey. Pingree has been a vocal advocate for rewriting confusing guidance that was issued earlier this year.

Sep 6, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, Ranking Member Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02), Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01), and Congressman Mark Pocan (WI-02), the four democratic members of the U.S.

Aug 21, 2018

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that the Maine Department of Transportation would receive $2.29 million in federal funding to help purchase electric buses to service the Greater Portland area. 

Aug 21, 2018

Portland, Maine—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) released the following statement on the Trump Administration’s proposal to undo President Obama’s Clean Power Plan.

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