Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

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Oct 17, 2017
The USDA’s Farmer Fair Practice Rules would have helped level the playing field between contract poultry farmers and the large processors they contract with.
Oct 13, 2017

PORTLAND, ME –Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement on the recent report detailing malpractice at VA facilities:

Oct 12, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that will spike premiums for Mainers with pre-existing conditions and push individuals toward health insurance plans without consumer protections:

Oct 12, 2017
$36.5 billion House package to provide disaster relief to communities affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires
Oct 6, 2017
“Ed was so devoted to his family, his community, and his state. His tireless leadership and fierce advocacy will be impossible to replace. I know Ed will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and so many others who had the pleasure of knowing him as I did.”
Oct 5, 2017
PORTLAND, ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) today announced over $1 million in USDA funding to support a number of local food projects throughout Maine, including a $500,000 award to build up Greater Portland’s food processing infrastructure. 
 
Oct 2, 2017

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas that has claimed 58 lives and injured more than 500.

Sep 28, 2017
“I will dearly miss Gus, who was a good friend and a trusted partner in our shared work to reform the food system. ..."
Sep 27, 2017
Responding to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, Congresswoman Pingree (D-Maine) co-authored a letter with 144 of her Congressional colleagues calling on President Trump to dramatically increase the amount of military assets on the ground in the U.S. Territories.

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