Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today signed on to a resolution that will censure President Trump for failing to immediately and specifically name and condemn the white supremacist groups responsible for actions of domestic terrorism in Charlottesville, Virginia and employing people in the White House with ties to white nationalist movements.

Aug 17, 2017 Press Release
Maine’s 1st District Congresswoman Introduced a Bill named after Maine veteran Chris Kotch to Make Similar Changes

PORTLAND, MAINE—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today praised the signing of the Forever GI Bill, which expands educational assistance benefits to veterans who had been denied because of technicalities.

Aug 16, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) has cosponsored a Congressional resolution condemning the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville and calling on President Trump to disavow the support he has received from hate groups like the neo-Nazis and the KKK, and to terminate the employment of any of these groups’ supporters in the White House.
Aug 15, 2017 Press Release

PORTLAND,ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement today on President Trump signing veterans’ legislation over the weekend that approved leases for expanded VA clinics across the country, including one in Portland.

Aug 14, 2017 Press Release
Joins more than 60 colleagues in send a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined more than 60 colleagues late last week in sending a letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to urge restraint and diplomacy when addressing rising tensions with North Korea. 

Aug 11, 2017 Press Release
Calls designation an important step, but that follow up action from the President is needed.
Aug 9, 2017 Press Release
Says President Trump’s threats of "fire and fury” toward North Korea endanger Americans at home and abroad
Aug 8, 2017 Press Release
In Advance of President’s Afternoon Opioid Briefing, Maine’s First District Congresswoman Joined House Members Demanding Action on Opioid Crisis

PORTLAND, ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and several of her House colleagues have sent a letter to President Trump calling on him to address the opioid epidemic raging in their states.

Aug 4, 2017 Press Release
Congresswoman Pingree has advocated for the program in Congress
Winslow will receive $300,000 for a business park expansion project, and Rockland's $350,000 investment will renovate a local fish pier.