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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on the search for the missing cargo vessel El Faro.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on the search for the El Faro, a cargo ship missing in the Bahamas.
Seven Maine organizations are receiving over $700,000 in federal investments to promote the local food economy thanks to funding Congresswoman Chellie Pingree was able to insert in the Farm Bill that passed Congress in2014.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement after voting for a short-term spending bill to keep the government operating through December 11. The bill passed the House and Senate today and now goes to President Obama for his signature.
Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin say a major defense bill contains funding the two pushed for that could result in the construction of a new destroyer at Bath Iron Works.
Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin announced $275,000 in federal grants for four Maine organizations to help grow the rural and agricultural economy in Maine. The grants will provide job training, low cost loans and improve distribution for agricultural products.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said a Congressional hearing held on Capitol Hill today was designed to intimidate Planned Parenthood and providers of women's healthcare.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on the address of Pope Francis to a Joint Session of Congress this morning.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said if Congress fails to pass a spending bill by the end of this month and forces a government shutdown, 45 million people, including 230,000 in Maine, could lose their SNAP benefits (formerly known as food stamps) on October 1st.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree weighed in this week on a case in federal court that could jeopardize new rules designed to protect a free and open Internet. Pingree and 28 other Members of Congress signed an Amicus Brief with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to support the Obama Administration's rules that guarantee net neutrality.