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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.
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.
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.
Says it is “actively working to ensure that the European Commission does not impede the legitimate trade of live lobsters, including those from Maine.”
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.
New Balance sneakers given to President Obama. The company has a manufacturing plant in Skowhegan, Maine.