Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Apr 16, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree issued the following statement on the reported agreement today by top Congressional leaders to put so-called "fast track" trade authority up for a vote in Congress.  Under fast track, Congress would not be able to modify or amend trade agreements, and would only be allowed an up or down vote.

Apr 16, 2015
Only a few dozen people in Maine would benefit from massive tax cut for the richpassed by House Republicans today
Apr 16, 2015
Work of Scarborough exchange student will hang at the Capitol in Washington
Apr 14, 2015

As we mark Equal Pay Day today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree said that more needs to be done to close the wage gap that still exists between women and men – including passage of the critical Paycheck Fairness Act.  Equal Pay Day symbolizes the day when women's wages finally catch up to what men were paid in the previous year.

Apr 14, 2015
Tells committee she is not going to give up fight for justice for veterans
Apr 10, 2015
Two-year paid fellowship open to disabled veterans
Apr 8, 2015
Thousands of American troops denied benefits for cancer and other illnesses that could be linked to work on Pacific island
Apr 7, 2015
Funds will be used to rehabilitate its general aviation apron
Apr 3, 2015

"I am encouraged by the announcement yesterday of a framework agreed upon by the P5+1 and Iran, and look forward to negotiators reaching a final agreement for a comprehensive plan of action in the coming weeks. I think the parameters outlined in this interim accord, including the Iranian compliance with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) before any relief of sanctions, giv

Apr 2, 2015

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced today that multiple Maine organizations have been awarded funding through the USDA's Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI), a new program that was proposed in Congresswoman Pingree's Local Farms, Food and Jobs Act and included in the Farm Bill passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in 2014. 

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