Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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May 23, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today announced that Maine will receive $7,340,000 from the Environmental Protection Agency Brownfield Program to assess and cleanup polluted properties throughout the state.

May 19, 2016

At a press conference in Washington today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree called on the Department of Defense to change practices that have led tens of thousands of veterans to be improperly discharged from the military.

May 13, 2016
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined Republican and Democratic colleagues in the House introducing legislation today to assist families who are dealing with the loss or sudden disability of a loved one. The bill, the Stop Taxing Death and Disability Act, would save families from big tax bills when federal student loans are forgiven after death or disability.
May 11, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today welcomed news that the U.S.

May 11, 2016
Highlights need for increasing federal funding to fight the opioid and heroin epidemic in Maine and across the country
May 6, 2016

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree met today with Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the lead negotiator for the Cuban government in negotiations with the United States in Havana today.  Vidal, a top official in the Cuban Foreign Ministry, talked with Pingree about the economic benefits of normalizing relations between the two countries.

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