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President Trump Signs Legislation Paving Way for Expanded Portland Veterans Clinic

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PORTLAND,ME—Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) released the following statement today on President Trump signing veterans’ legislation over the weekend that approved leases for expanded VA clinics across the country, including one in Portland. “The much-needed expansion of the Portland VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic is something Maine’s Congressional Delegation has been pushing for a lo...

Pingree, Poliquin Insert Provision to Veterans CHOICE Bill to Authorize Lease for Portland VA Health Clinic

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (ME-01) and Congressman Bruce Poliquin (ME-02), a member of the House Veterans’ Affairs Committee, have inserted a provision to a bill to extend funding for the rural Veterans CHOICE program for six months that passed the House today, to authorize the lease for the new Portland VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC), as well as several other VA facilities around ...

Pingree, Poliquin introduce bill to push through lease on VA clinic for Portland

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Representatives Chellie Pingree and Bruce Poliquin joined Representative Julia Brownley (D-CA) in introducing a bill last night to force the approval of a lease for a major expansion of the Portland VA health clinic, as well as leases for 23 other VA facilities around the country. Because of technicalities in the way the leases are approved, work on the expansion in Portland has been delayed.

Pingree leads House effort to get lease approved for Portland VA clinic

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Congresswoman Pingree at the opening of the VA Clinic in Portland in 2011. Congresswoman Chellie Pingree is leading a bipartisan effort to expedite the approval of a lease to significantly expand a VA outpatient clinic in Portland. The leases in Portland and at 17 other VA facilities around the country need Congressional approval, but bureaucratic rules about how those leases are valued has slowe...

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