Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

May 18, 2018 Press Release
“I’m glad this partisan legislation did not pass. It would have taken food assistance away from millions of Americans, weakened environmental stewardship of the nation’s farmlands, and left Maine farmers and rural communities ill-prepared for the challenges and the opportunities of the next five years. ..."
May 15, 2018 Press Release
Congresswoman Pingree Stresses Urgent Passage of Legislation to Protect Free and Open Internet
Congresswoman Pingree Stresses Urgent Passage of Legislation to Protect Free and Open Internet
May 10, 2018 Press Release

PORTLAND, MAINE – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), member of the House Appropriations Committee, issued the following statement on the rescissions package submitted by President Trump that House Republican leadership introduced last night:

May 9, 2018 Press Release

 WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced five National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant awards totaling more than $900,000 for organizations in Maine’s first district congressional district. 

May 8, 2018 Press Release
“President Trump’s decision to unilaterally break the Iran nuclear deal is unjustified, reckless and will make our country less safe. ..."
May 7, 2018 Press Release
Interested veterans should go to and search “Wounded Warrior Fellowship Program” for more information and how to apply.
May 3, 2018 Press Release
“I’m very pleased that Casco Bay Lines will receive this vital funding to help keep its fleet running smoothly,” said Pingree. “These ferries not only give thousands of tourists a taste of what Maine islands have to offer, but are key to the sustainability of year-round island communities. I am a proud advocate for the Passenger Ferry Program in Congress both for its value to our economy and way of life.”
Apr 30, 2018 Press Release
“The LePage Administration’s continued attempts to veto Maine voters is cruel and costly. ..."
Apr 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Congressman David Young (R-IA) launched a bipartisan House Food Waste Caucus to explore opportunities to reduce food waste.