Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
“President’s Trump tax plan is big on boast and skimpy on details. It’s not clear how our country will pay for tax cuts that offer so many benefits to the wealthiest Americans, nor what it will really mean for working families. ..."
Apr 26, 2017 Press Release
“I’m glad to see that the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is not on the list of 26 monuments that are targeted for review. I am hopeful that instead of getting mired in an unnecessary debate and bringing up old divisions, we will now be able to focus on getting the most out of the monument’s many benefits to the state and region. I look forward to its first full summer of operation. ..."
Apr 24, 2017 Press Release

View of Mt. Katahdin from Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument.

Apr 13, 2017 Press Release
Pingree holds roundtable with public health professionals in Augusta

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today held a roundtable at the Capitol in Augusta to discuss ties between federal funding and the condition of Maine’s public health infrastructure. 

Apr 12, 2017 Press Release
Holds a roundtable at the Portland Recovery Community Center as part of her ongoing work on the opioid crisis

Portland Recovery Center

Apr 12, 2017 Press Release
Rules written to protect farmers who struggle under unfair contract with giant processors
Rules written to protect farmers who struggle under unfair contract with giant processors
Apr 10, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pingree holds roundtable in Rockland to collect feedback and outline federal opportunities to improve access

Broadband event

Apr 6, 2017 Press Release
Legislation continues her long leadership on issue of military sexual trauma

Amid reports that nude photos of dozens of female service members were shared online without their consent, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is joining Senators Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) in introducing a bill (H.R. 1954) to ensure that veterans who have been the victims of sexual harassment online have access to counseling and benefits.

Apr 5, 2017 Press Release
“From the start, President Trump showed poor judgment in allowing Steve Bannon, a campaign operative, to sit on the National Security Council. ..."
Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree and more than two dozen members of the U.S. House sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai urging him to preserve Obama-era net neutrality regulations. The letter comes after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said President Trump would soon target the 2015 net neutrality regulations which ensure equal access to the Internet.