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Pingree Announces $87,809 to Support 400 Senior Corps Volunteers in Scarborough

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree today announced a grant of $87,809 in Senior Corps funding from the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), the federal agency for volunteering and service, to the Southern Maine Agency on Aging in Scarborough. “Mainers serve others before we serve ourselves—that’s just who we are. Our volunteer community is strong and proud, including our senior volunt...

VIDEO: Pingree Amendment to Address Age Discrimination Against Women Passes in House Bill to Protect Older Workers

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today voted to pass H.R. 1230, the bipartisan Protect Older Workers Against Age Discrimination Act. The bill levels the playing field for older workers and restores their rights to fight back against age discrimination. Pingree’s bipartisan amendment with Congressman Rodney Davis (R-Illinois) to address disproportionate age discrimination against women was i...

Pingree backs campaign finance reform bill

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Government By the People Act would encourage small contributions to campaigns Backed by supporters from environmental, labor and civil rights groups, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined her colleagues today in introducing a major campaign finance reform bill. "It would be a lot easier to accomplish real reform if we had a system of grassroots financing of campaigns that discourages special inter...

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