Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Press Releases

Feb 15, 2018 Press Release
"As a parent and grandparent, I am grieving today for the 17 families who lost loved ones in this tragedy and for the survivors who will be forever haunted by what they lived through. I’m ashamed to be in a Congress that continues to sit on its hands while these tragedies and our constituents demand swift action. ..."
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Feb 13, 2018 Press Release
Recent reports indicate that President Trump intends to transfer some or all of the Commission’s work to the Department of Homeland Security

WASHINGTON, DC—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) has joined Representative Derek Kilmer (D-WA) and a group of 11 other lawmakers in raising concerns about the future of Trump Administration’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.

Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
"Rural America deserves a better budget. ..."
Feb 12, 2018 Press Release
"President Trump’s budget proposal spells disaster for rural states like Maine and demonstrates how out of touch his Administration is with the needs of the country. ..."
Feb 9, 2018 Press Release
"Republicans control the House, Senate, and Executive branch, but their inability to govern has put our country’s priorities—from military spending to the opioid crisis—in limbo for the past nine months and a fifth continuing resolution is just more of the same. I could not in good conscience vote for a bill that underfunds key programs after this Republican-controlled Congress just passed a trillion dollar tax cut for corporations. ..."
Feb 7, 2018 Press Release
Galen Gaze’s illustration will hang in a special exhibit at the U.S. Capitol


Feb 6, 2018 Press Release
Unnecessary delays have caused highly perishable urchins to be held in warehouses for prolonged periods, a detriment to the industry and jobs in Maine
Unnecessary delays have caused highly perishable urchins to be held in warehouses for prolonged periods, a detriment to the industry and jobs in Maine
Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement after President Trump approved the release of a controversial memo drafted by Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee. Pingree read the memo on Tuesday, along with a Democratic counter memo that has been blocked from release.

Jan 30, 2018 Press Release
"If President Trump truly wants to move these issues forward and unify the country, he needs to take a long, hard look in the mirror and fundamentally change his presidency. ..."
Jan 30, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement today after reviewing a partisan memo the Republican-controlled House Intelligence Committee has voted to release. She also reviewed a Democratic-drafted memo that the committee’s GOP members have blocked from becoming public.
 

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