WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Congresswoman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) today introduced legislation to narrow the broad zone of DHS authority in the vicinity of U.S. borders. Under current regulations, the Department of Homeland Security has wide latitude to conduct traffic stops and warrantless property searches within 100 miles of the U.S.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) spoke on the House floor in opposition to anti-carbon solutions resolution H.Con.R. 199 and chided her Republican colleagues for refusing to help mitigate the threat that climate change poses to our health, ecosystem, and economy, especially in coastal states like Maine.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) has led a successful effort to vote down a House proposal that would have slashed federal funding for the arts and humanities, which has been a vital tool for supporting Maine’s creative economy and cultural richness.
Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME), co-chair of the bipartisan House Montenegro Caucus, released the following statement after President Trump questioned whether he would provide military aid to NATO ally Montenegro if needed.
Portland, Maine—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) announced today that two farms in her District will receive USDA Rural Development Value-Added Producer Grants to expand their businesses and launch new product lines. Pingree has been steadfast in her opposition to proposed cuts to this vital program, which has a track record of helping rural businesses succeed and hire more workers.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Vladimir Putin and subsequent joint press conference:
WASHINGTON, DC —Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement regarding President Trump’s nominee to replace Justice Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court: