Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Oct 2, 2015

Seven Maine organizations are receiving over $700,000 in federal investments to promote the local food economy thanks to funding Congresswoman Chellie Pingree was able to insert in the Farm Bill that passed Congress in2014.

Sep 24, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on the address of Pope Francis to a Joint Session of Congress this morning.

Sep 22, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said if Congress fails to pass a spending bill by the end of this month and forces a government shutdown, 45 million people, including 230,000 in Maine, could lose their SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) on October 1st.

Sep 21, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree weighed in this week on a case in federal court that could jeopardize new rules designed to protect a free and open Internet.  Pingree and 28 other Members of Congress signed an Amicus Brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to support the Obama Administration's rules that guarantee net neutrality. 

Sep 21, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has invited former Governor and Congressman Joe Brennan to join her in the U. S. House of Representatives for the historic address from Pope Francis this week.  Brennan will sit in the gallery of the House during the Pope's speech.

Sep 18, 2015

Representatives Chellie Pingree (D–ME) and Thomas Massie (R–KY), and a bipartisan coalition of 16 other lawmakers have reintroduced legislation to improve consumer food choices and to protect local farmers from federal interference. The two bills–the Milk Freedom of Act of 2015 (H.R. 3563) and the Interstate Milk Freedom Act of 2015 (H.R.

Sep 16, 2015

Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that two organizations in Maine—the New England Nordic Ski Association and Pineland Farms—would receive over $100,000 in grants to help disabled veteransparticipate in adaptive sports. 

Sep 15, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said that GE has decided to move work out of Maine and three other states because Congress has failed to reauthorize the agency that provides financing for U.S.

Sep 14, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said this afternoon that the former Brunswick Naval Air Station will be getting $1.1 million to help renovate and redevelop a hangar for use by aerospace companies.

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