Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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May 19, 2017
Maine Delegations sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget and the acting Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, who oversees the Army Corps of Engineers, urging them to prioritize the critical need for maintenance dredging of York Harbor and the Saco River. Neither site has been dredged in more than two decades, creating significant safety and navigational access concerns.
May 19, 2017
Bipartisan, bicameral letter underscores how new facilities – including a Portland-based CBOC – will improve veterans’ access to vital health care services
May 18, 2017

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement in response to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s announcement that he has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to lead the Department of Justice’s investigation into Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 election:

May 17, 2017
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that the University of Maine would receive over $1 million in federal funding for three projects to research strategies for strengthening Maine’s rural economies. The funding comes from the USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) program.
May 16, 2017
"Every day we learn more disturbing details about how the President has interfered in the investigation of his ties to Russia. ..."
May 16, 2017
"Neil Rolde’s passing is a big loss to Maine. From his long service and leadership in the Legislature, to his generosity in the community, to successfully leading the charge to save Portsmouth Naval Shipyard—not once, but twice—he’s left an indelible mark on the state. ..."
May 16, 2017
Reps. Pingree, Newhouse, and Panetta introduce legislation to increase funding for USDA’s flagship organic research program
May 15, 2017
Calls revelations "shocking, unprecedented, and unpresidential"
May 11, 2017
CREAATE Act increases funding for two USDA programs that help Maine foods reach global market

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