Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Feb 9, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, a member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement after President Obama released his budget proposal—the last of his presidency.

Feb 5, 2016

With the World Health Organization calling the spread of the Zika virus a public health emergency, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said pharmaceutical companies need to move quickly to develop a vaccine and the US government should support them.

Feb 3, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree introduced legislation today to fix a loophole in the Post 9-11 GI Bill that has prevented some injured Reservists—including at least one from Maine—from getting the full benefits they have earned.

Feb 2, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said a proposal by President Obama to provide $1.1 billion in funding to tackle heroin and opioid addiction is much needed. 

Jan 26, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement after a Texas grand jury cleared a Planned Parenthood clinic of any wrongdoing and indicted the anti-abortion activists who produced a heavily edited video smearing the organization.

Jan 18, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

As the political rhetoric here in our state and across the country has become more heated and divisive, we should remember the teaching of Dr. King, who preached peace, tolerance and respect. He set an example for dignity and decency that we could all learn from.

Jan 12, 2016
"The President is right to describe this as a time of extraordinary change, and I believe we face some huge challenges. ..."
Jan 8, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement in response to Governor LePage's comments at a town hall meeting this week and at a press conference this morning.

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