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Within 24 Hours, 2,000+ Mainers Respond to Congresswoman Pingree’s USPS Survey, 1,000+ Share Stories of Postal Service Delays

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today released the results of a survey of 2,130 Mainers who were asked about how recent operational changes at the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) by the Trump administration have impacted them. 56 percent of the survey respondents (1,195 individuals) shared personal stories of mail disruptions they have experienced. Mainers wrote about delayed prescriptions, dis...

Pingree Votes Again to Support Financial Health of Post Office, Secure Mail Voting

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Washington, D.C. — Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today voted in support of the Delivering for America Act, which passed the House of Representatives 257-150. The critical legislation will provide the United States Postal Service (USPS) with $25 billion in emergency appropriations, require USPS to treat election mail as First Class mail, and explicitly reverse the Trump Administration’s s...

Pingree Leads 23 House Members in Demanding Investigation of Mail-Order Chick Deaths

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) today joined by 23 House colleagues wrote to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue and Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to demand an investigation into the recent deaths of thousands of mail-order chicks and to urge immediate action to rectify this issue. The members noted the importance of USPS to rural communities and sought answers on...

Pingree Statement on House Passage of The Heroes Act

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Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine) tonight released the following statement after passage of The Heroes Act by the US House: “The coronavirus pandemic has upended our lives in ways we could never have imagined before today. More than 84,000 Americans have lost their lives due to COVID-19 and more than 36 million Americans have filed for unemployment in the past two months. A crisis of this ma...

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