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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements

Full Name: Chellie M. Pingree
Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Hannah, Cecily, Asa
Birth Date: 04/02/1955
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Home City: North Haven, ME
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
April 16, 2014 Sens. Collins & King, Reps. Michaud & Pingree Praise New Funding Award for Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 8, 2014 Gardner, Womack, Welch, Pingree Introduce Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
March 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Highlight Human Rights in Saudi Arabia
March 21, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Calling for Extension of Wind Energy Credit
March 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Merkley Leads Over 200 Members of Congress in Calling for Executive Order Protecting LGBT Workers from Workplace Discrimination
March 14, 2014 Letter to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Potato Inclusion
March 13, 2014 Pingree Meets With President Obama to Discuss Economic Agenda for Women and Working Families
March 11, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Zohydro ER
March 6, 2014 Canadian Pipeline Decision Shows Need for US Oversight
March 6, 2014 House Passes Loan Support for Ukraine
March 5, 2014 $3 Million in Dredging Approved for Yarmouth
March 5, 2014 Pingree Opposes 50th Attempt to Roll Back Affordable Care Act, Bill Would Cause 4 Million to Lose Health Care Coverage
March 5, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, Attorney General of the Department of Justice and Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Block Comcast-Time Warner Merger
March 4, 2014 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payroll Card Abuse
March 4, 2014 Statement on President Obama's Budget
March 4, 2014 York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013
Feb. 26, 2014 Pingree Says $32.8 Million Coming to New England for Fisheries Disaster
Feb. 25, 2014 Letter to Paul Ford, Acting Regional Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Administration Region I - FEMA Disaster Assistance for December Ice Storm
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Reduce Super Pollutant Allowances
Feb. 20, 2014 Pingree Welcomes News that President Obama Will President Obama Will Protect Social Security in Budget
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Immigration Detention Requirement
Feb. 11, 2014 Pingree to Support 'Clean' Debt Limit Increase Today
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Propane Shortage
Feb. 6, 2014 Pingree Criticizes Senate Republicans for Blocking UI Extension
Feb. 5, 2014 Pingree Backs Campaign Finance Reform Bill
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency - Northeast Greenhouse Gas Initiative is a Model for the Nation
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Maine to get $5.4 million in LIHEAP funding this week
Jan. 29, 2014 Pingree Opposes Farm Bill, Says Legislation Does Little to Create Real Reform
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Pingree Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Speech
Jan. 28, 2014 Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Speech
Jan. 28, 2014 Pingree Votes Against Bill that Limits Women's Healthcare Options
Jan. 24, 2014 Pingree Says Nearly 4,700 Mainers Have Lost Unemployment Insurance so Far This Month
Jan. 23, 2014 Portland Press Herald - King, Pingree urge FEMA to use local flood reports
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Flood Insurance Rate Maps
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