Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Dec 5, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement today on news that President-elect Trump has chosen surgeon Dr. Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Dec 4, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today applauded the decision of the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to explore different routes for the Dakota Access Pipeline and not approve a permit for current siting near the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. 

Dec 1, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin announced today that they have sent a letter to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board in support of Maine manufacturer Flemish Master Weavers’ (FMW) trade appeal.
 

Nov 21, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today welcomed a newly finalized Question 21 on the national security clearance form that will address key concerns of sexual assault survivors.  In addition, she applauds a policy reversal that aims to remove the long-standing stigma—and risk to one’s clearance—associated with seeking mental health care for personal wellness and recovery. 

Nov 21, 2016

In Wiscasset on November 18, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree hosted a workshop and roundtable on the Farm Bill--a critical piece of legislation that authorizes numerous federal programs important for farming, food assistance, the environment, rural development and more. 

Nov 18, 2016
“As with the appointment earlier this week of Steve Bannon—with his far-right fringe views and slandering of Jews, Muslims, women and other Americans—these announcements of candidates for President-elect Trump's cabinet are disturbing. ..."
Nov 16, 2016

Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree continued her strong opposition to President-elect Trump’s appointment of Stephen Bannon as Chief Strategist by joining 169 of her colleagues in asking the President-elect to rescind the appointment. 

Nov 16, 2016

Alewives
Pooling alewives on a tributary of the Presumpscot River.

Nov 14, 2016
“We’ve been asked to give President-elect Trump the ‘benefit of the doubt,’ but I think this dispels any hope that he would finally distance himself from people who promote hateful, racist scapegoating," Pingree said of President-elect Trump's appointment of Breitbart News chairman Steve Bannon as Chief Strategist.

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