Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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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.
Sep 28, 2016

Rosemont Market receives $65,000 to double local food sales, and Somali Bantu Community receives $395,000 to reduce food insecurity  ​
Rosemont Market

Sep 22, 2016

tax form and coins
Families who've had student loans forgiven for death or disability can face a stiff tax bill.

Sep 16, 2016

Lobster press conference
Congresswoman Pingree today at a press conference today at Ready Seafood in Portland with Sen. Angus King and Rep. Bruce Poliquin.

Sep 15, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement about President Obama's decision to designate nearly 5,000 square miles of ocean off the coast of New England as a national marine monument.  The Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument will protect a pristine underwater area that is home to rare species including sea turtles and endangered whales.

Sep 15, 2016
McCann, a Marine veteran who served two tours in Afghanistan, performed CPR to help save the life of a 92-year-old WWII veteran at a recent event
Sep 12, 2016
Today I urge everyone to take a moment and pay tribute to the victims and survivors of 9/11, as well as the first responder and men and women of the armed forces who stepped up to serve our country in the wake of the attacks. ...
Sep 8, 2016
Carlisle Academy in Lyman gets veterans on horseback and Pineland Farms in New Gloucester offers skiing, biathlon, and more

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