Today, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) joined more than 90 of her colleagues in the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC), led by Chair Lois Frankel (D-Fla.), in pushing the Biden Administration to do more to ensure that insurers follow the law and comply with the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraception coverage requirements that guarantee women can get FDA-approved birth control… Read more »
Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology unanimously passed Congresswoman Chellie Pingree’s (D-Maine) Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2023, setting the legislation up for a House vote this Congress. Pingree, who is ranking member of the House Appropriations Interior and Environment Subcommittee, released the following statement on the… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) today reintroduced the Agriculture Resilience Act (ARA), comprehensive legislation that sets a bold vision of reaching net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in U.S. agriculture by the year 2040.
“Climate change is one of the most pressing issues for farmers and our food system, which is why… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced that Camden J. Hamilton of Falmouth has accepted an offer to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo.
“Acceptance to a U.S. service academy is extremely competitive and reflects highly on a student’s scholarship, community service, and character,” said Pingree, who nominated Camden to the Academy in… Read more »
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today announced that Emma Huifang Richard of North Yarmouth has accepted an offer to attend the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colo. Pingree nominated Emma to the Academy in December.
“Acceptance to a U.S. service academy is extremely competitive and reflects highly on a student’s scholarship, community service, and… Read more »
Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee Ranking Member Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today called attention to the potentially detrimental impact Republican-proposed budget cuts would have on Americans’ jobs and way of life. In a budget hearing on Thursday, Pingree heard directly from U.S. Forest Service Chief Randy Moore about the how these… Read more »
Governor Janet Mills and U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King and Representatives Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden announced today that President Biden has approved the State of Maine’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for several Maine counties in the wake of last December’s severe winter storm that battered the state.
Governor… Read more »
Today, on National Water Day, U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) and David Rouzer (R-N.C.) reintroduced the Healthy Drinking Water Affordability Act, or the Healthy H2O Act, to provide grants for water testing and treatment technology directly to individuals and nonprofits in rural communities. Water quality improvement systems… Read more »
U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa), and Kim Schrier (D-Wash.) today introduced the bipartisan Biochar Research Network Act. Biochar is a black material produced from biomass that when buried underground sequesters carbon. This bill would create a National Biochar Research Network to test biochar’s ability to absorb carbon on a variety of soil… Read more »
U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King, and Representative Chellie Pingree announced that the Knox County Regional Airport in Owls Head will receive a total of $1,677,812 to make infrastructure improvements. This funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will support the construction of 800 feet of new taxi lane to expand access to the airport’s new hangar… Read more »