Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

Jun 23, 2017 Press Release
Airports in Augusta, Brunswick, and Portland to receive funding
Airports in Augusta, Brunswick, and Portland to receive funding
Jun 21, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) has been chosen as one of six recipients this year for the 7th annual James Beard Foundation Leadership Award for her support of national policies that promote healthy food, local and regional food systems, and organic agriculture.
 

Jun 20, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Collins and King and U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin today sent a letter to U.S.

Jun 16, 2017 Press Release


Meeting with Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, the lead negotiator for the Cuban government in negotiations with the United States in 2016.

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today applauded Maine Regional School Unit 57 in Waterboro for winning a $33,778 federal grant to implement farm-to-school initiatives in the district’s seven schools. 

Jun 15, 2017 Press Release

During a budget hearing of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior and the Environment, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree pressed EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt on a number of issues, including the effects of climate change on Maine’s economy, the public health risks of weakening of clean air policies, and consequences for the state of a 31 percent proposed cut for EPA. 

Jun 13, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined colleagues in sending a letter yesterday to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin voicing opposition to a proposal in President Trump’s budget that eliminates Individual Unemployability benefits for severely disabled, retirement-age veterans. Some veterans could see a 64 percent cut in benefits.

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Jun 9, 2017 Press Release
The grant to the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) and the Maine Harvest Credit Project will provide loans and technical assistance to farmers who want to implement conservation projects.
Jun 8, 2017 Press Release

Today Congresswoman Chellie Pingree will vote against House legislation that severely weakens oversight of the financial industry. H.R. 10, the Financial CHOICE Act, would roll back several key elements of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
 

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