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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has been chosen as one of six recipients this year for the 7th annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Award for her support of national policies that promote healthy food, local and regional food systems, and organic agriculture.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Collins and King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to U.S.
Meeting with Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the lead negotiator for the Cuban government in negotiations with the United States in 2016.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today applauded Maine Regional School Unit 57 in Waterboro for winning a $33,778 federal grant to implement farm-to-school initiatives in the district’s seven schools.
During a budget hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and the Environment, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree pressed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on a number of issues, including the effects of climate change on Maine’s economy, the public health risks of weakening of clean air policies, and consequences for the state of a 31 percent proposed cut for EPA.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined colleagues in sending a letter yesterday to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin voicing opposition to a proposal in President Trump’s budget that eliminates Individual Unemployability benefits for severely disabled, retirement-age veterans. Some veterans could see a 64 percent cut in benefits.
Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree will vote against House legislation that severely weakens oversight of the financial industry. H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, would roll back several key elements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.