Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Jan 12, 2018
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to permanently prohibit oil and gas drilling off the New England coast.
Jan 12, 2018

PORTLAND, MAINE—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) released the following statement on President Trump’s racist comments about immigrants from several nations.

Jan 5, 2018
“I was saddened to learn of the passing of Gerard P. Conley Sr, who served as President of the Maine Senate and Mayor of the City of Portland. Jerry was a giant in Portland and Maine politics; a proud father to 13 children and grandfather and great-grandfather to numerous relatives. A champion of the working and middle class in Maine, Jerry will be remembered as the true public servant he was.”
Jan 4, 2018
“Ever since Mainers voted to legalize marijuana, our legislature has debated how to best implement this new law. It is a complicated enough task without the federal government creating hurdles or meddling in the decisions already made by states like Maine. As a member of Congress, I’ve cosponsored legislation to uphold state laws regarding marijuana legalization. I hope the Justice Department will reconsider its one-size-fits-all approach so that congressional action is not needed.”
Dec 21, 2017
“No one wants to see a government shutdown, but the Republican proposal is inadequate and irresponsible. ..."
Dec 15, 2017
“USDA’s decision to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rules after three pointless delays is outrageous and shows complete disregard for the public comment process and the agency's role in providing stability in the organic marketplace. ..."
Dec 14, 2017
"... I call on the courts to block this major overstep by the FCC and all of my House colleagues to enact Congressman Mike Doyle's resolution to overturn this decision using the authority granted by the Congressional Review Act."

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