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My Work to Combat COVID-19

March 2: Pingree Statement on Coordinated Government Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

March 4: In Coronavirus Supplemental Budget Package, Pingree Successfully Restores $37M in LIHEAP Funds Stolen by Trump Admin, Secures $950M to Support State & Local Health Agencies

March 10: 
VIDEO: Pingree Questions USDA Secretary about School Meals Program Access Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

March 11:
 Following Pingree’s Advocacy, USDA Approves Maine DOE’s Request to Allow Flexibility for School Meal Service Program Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

March 11:
 Pingree, DeLauro, McGovern, Lee, Fudge, Hayes, Haaland, Pocan Introduce Emergency Food Security Bill Amid Growing Coronavirus Outbreak

March 13: 
Pingree Announces Offices Changes to Mitigate Spread of COVID-19 in Maine, Washington

March 14: Pingree Statement Regarding Absence for Bipartisan Families First Coronavirus Response Act Vote

March 16: 
In Letter, Pingree Urges Speaker Pelosi to Provide Emergency Disaster Payments, Loans to Farmers in Local, Regional Markets

March 16: 
SBA Approves Maine Governor Mills’ Request for Relief for Small Businesses Harmed by Coronavirus

March 17:
 Pingree Joins 57 House Members to Urge Trump to Invoke Defense Production Act, Increase Availability of Medical Supplies

March 18: Pingree & Golden to SBA: Offer Zero-Interest Loans to Small Businesses, Nonprofits Facing COVID-19 Impacts

March 19: Pingree, Golden Urge Department of Defense to Extend Deadlines for BIW

March 19: Maine Delegation Calls on Defense, Navy Secretaries to Protect Workers’ Health at BIW and Other Defense Industry Contractors During Coronavirus Pandemic

March 19: Governor Mills, Maine Congressional Delegation Convene Call on COVID-19

March 20: Golden, Pingree Push for Policies to Protect Workers, Families, and Small Businesses in Emergency Coronavirus Bill

March 21: Delegation Calls on HHS Secretary to Deliver Medical Equipment Needed to Fight COVID-19 in Maine

March 21: Pingree, Bonamici Push House Leadership to Protect the Arts Economy During COVID-19 Outbreak

March 22: Maine Delegation Pushes for Expanded Access to Meals for Low-Income Children During COVID-19 Pandemic

March 23: Pingree Statement on Introduction of Third House Coronavirus Response Bill

March 23: Pingree, Pappas Introduces Legislation to Support Maine’s 145,000 Small Business, Provide Cash Advances and Zero-Interest Loans

March 24: Pingree Cosponsors Legislation Requiring Federal Government to Take Over Medical Supply Chain
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