Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Latest News

Apr 25, 2018
$2 million in EPA Brownfields Grants will assess and clean up polluted sites in Southern and Midcoast Maine communities.
Apr 23, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC—Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) announced that The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR), a nonprofit corporation established by the 2014 Farm Bill, has awarded Hugh Cowperthwaite of Coastal Enterprises, Inc. (CEI) a $300,000 matching research grant.

Apr 19, 2018

Pingree and Jane Chu
Congresswoman Pingree with NEA Chairman Jane Chu at a 2016 event in Portland.

Apr 18, 2018
Today, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue appeared before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture where Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) pressed him on his support for the 2018 Farm Bill draft and FY 2019 USDA budget.
Apr 17, 2018
“I was saddened to hear the news of the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush. Mrs. Bush was a remarkable woman whose compassion touched the lives of many– she held a special place in our country and especially here in Maine. ..."
Apr 16, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) announces a federal grant to help preserve over 90 acres at Woodward Point in Brunswick. The funding for this project comes U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coast Wetlands Conservation Grant Program.  
 

Apr 14, 2018

After last night’s air strikes against Syria, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree continues pushing for Congressional approval before further military action.

Apr 13, 2018
The bill would make it much more difficult for a President to fire a Special Counsel.
Apr 12, 2018

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME), a member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement on the draft Farm Bill released by House Republicans today.