Congresswoman Chellie Pingree

Representing the 1st District of Maine

Statement on 16th Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sep 11, 2017
Press Release

PORTLAND, MAINE—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) released the following statement today on the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on 9/11.
“May we never forget the 3,000 people who lost their lives in the terrible and senseless attacks on 9/11. They included beloved friends and family members, devoted community members, and heroes who spent the last moments of their lives saving others. On that fateful day, we all held our heads in our hands over their tragic loss—16 years later, we continue to do so. I hope we will all take a moment today to honor their lives as well as the first responders and service members who made incredible sacrifices in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.”