Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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May 2, 2016

Loan program will help farmers buy refrigerated trucks, storage and processing facilities, thanks to legislation written by Pingree
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Apr 28, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree told a top VA official today that the independent contractor running the Veterans Choice program isn't meeting the needs of veterans and should be replaced.  In a phone call with Dr.

Apr 27, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that Knox County Regional Airport will receive a $341,166 grant from the Department of Transportation to make a number of safety improvements.
 

Apr 19, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said a spending bill that won approval by the House Appropriations Committee today contains a provision inserted by Republicans that removes key protections for chicken farmers who speak out about their treatment by large processors like Tyson and Perdue.
 

Apr 19, 2016
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) is once again asking the Director of National Intelligence not to force survivors of sexual assault to disclose that they have sought counseling when filling out a security clearance form.
Apr 19, 2016
Current process disadvantages several states, including Maine, that wish to export product to the European Union.
Apr 15, 2016

Says it is “actively working to ensure that the European Commission does not impede the legitimate trade of live lobsters, including those from Maine.”

Apr 14, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree used her position on the powerful House Appropriations Committee to get numerous provisions into a defense bill that will help veterans, including those seeking care in the VA, homeless female veterans, veterans who need service dogs and the families of veterans.

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