Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

Oct 17, 2017 Press Release
The USDA’s Farmer Fair Practice Rules would have helped level the playing field between contract poultry farmers and the large processors they contract with.
Oct 13, 2017 Press Release

PORTLAND, ME –Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement on the recent report detailing malpractice at VA facilities:

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) released the following statement after President Trump signed an executive order that will spike premiums for Mainers with pre-existing conditions and push individuals toward health insurance plans without consumer protections:

Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
$36.5 billion House package to provide disaster relief to communities affected by recent hurricanes and wildfires
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
“Ed was so devoted to his family, his community, and his state. His tireless leadership and fierce advocacy will be impossible to replace. I know Ed will be sorely missed by his family, friends, and so many others who had the pleasure of knowing him as I did.”
Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
PORTLAND, ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) today announced over $1 million in USDA funding to support a number of local food projects throughout Maine, including a $500,000 award to build up Greater Portland’s food processing infrastructure. 
Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
Reps. Pingree, Fortenberry, and Maloney introduce legislation to help farmers meet growing demand for local food

Oct 2, 2017 Press Release

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement on the mass shooting in Las Vegas that has claimed 58 lives and injured more than 500.

Sep 28, 2017 Press Release
“I will dearly miss Gus, who was a good friend and a trusted partner in our shared work to reform the food system. ..."
Sep 27, 2017 Press Release
Responding to the humanitarian crisis in Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, Congresswoman Pingree (D-Maine) co-authored a letter with 144 of her Congressional colleagues calling on President Trump to dramatically increase the amount of military assets on the ground in the U.S. Territories.