Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Jun 27, 2017

With three days left until the registration deadline, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is encouraging farmers to sign up for the USDA’s 2017 Census of Agriculture and make sure they’re counted.

Jun 27, 2017

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement after the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) determined that 22 Million Americans will lose health care coverage under the Republican health care bill currently before in the U.S. Senate:

Jun 23, 2017
Airports in Augusta, Brunswick, and Portland to receive funding
Jun 21, 2017

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.

Jun 20, 2017

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.

Jun 16, 2017

Meeting with Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the lead negotiator for the Cuban government in negotiations with the United States in 2016.

Jun 15, 2017

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. 

Jun 15, 2017

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. 

Jun 13, 2017

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.

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