President Trump’s halt on refugees and travel ban restrict a source of workers Maine desperately needs
Today, during at a roundtable discussion with business leaders and immigrant workers, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree highlighted the key role New Mainers play in moving the state’s economy forward—the same types of immigrants who could be targeted in President Trump’s soon-to-be reissued executive order regarding refugees and travel from seven Muslim-majority nations.
This afternoon, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree signed on to an amicus brief filed in Eastern District of New York in the case of Darweesh v. Trump, which challenges President Trump’s executive order banning refugees and individuals from Muslim-majority nations from entering the United States.
Bill would create a grant program to help states protect access and infrastructure for water-dependent businesses
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today reintroduced bipartisan legislation with Republican Congressman Rob Wittman of Virginia to protect the kind of waterfront access and infrastructure that many businesses—and thousands of jobs—depend on in Maine.
Will reintroduce legislation to set a national uniform system for date labeling
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree applauded new industry standards on food date labeling released today by the Grocery Manufacturers Association and the Food Marketing Institute.
Last night, President Trump’s National Security Advisor, Michael Flynn, tendered his resignation after admitting that he had inappropriate conversations with Russia, which violated the Logan Act.
Cosponsors legislation to modernize food donation liability protections; will reintroduce her own food waste bills in coming weeks
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree has kicked off her efforts in the new Congress to reduce food waste. She is an original cosponsor of a bipartisan bill, The Food Donation Act of 2017, introduced yesterday by Congresswoman Marcia Fudge to modernize food donation protections, and plans to reintroduce two food waste bills in the coming weeks.