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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
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Official Biography
How I Got Here
Why I Am Running for Congress
College of the Atlantic - "COA Alumna Heads for the National Stage"
Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Issue Position: Fighting for Maine Manufacturing Jobs
Chellie Pingree's Record on the Environment
Issue Position: Standing Up for Women
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Ethics
Issue Position: Credit Card Reform
Issue Position: Cracking Down on the Big Banks and Credit Card Companies
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Equal Rights
Issue Position: A Clean Energy Future
Issue Position: Impeachment
Issue Position: Family
Issue Position: Reproductive Choice
Issue Position: The Middle East
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Chellie Pingree on the Environment
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: National Security
Issue Position: Ending the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Issue Position: Tax Policy
Issue Position: Restoring Our Democracy
Issue Position: Iraq
Issue Position: Economy
Issue Position: Retirement Security
Aug. 7, 2014 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Opposing Atlantic Drilling
Aug. 5, 2014 Pingree Helps Lead Congressional Effort to Block Approval of Toxic Weed-Killer
Aug. 4, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - White House Should Feature American Flowers
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - House Should Stay in Session to Address Budget and Other Pressing Issues
July 31, 2014 Michaud, Pingree Cosponsor Bill to Strengthen Emergency Responses to Rail Accidents Involving Hazardous Materials
July 30, 2014 Republican Leaders Wasting Time Over Frivolous Lawsuit
July 25, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed
July 23, 2014 New Proposed Rail Safety Rules Include Michaud & Pingree Provisions
July 22, 2014 Dramatic Increase in Funding Available for Farmers Seeking Organic Certification
July 22, 2014 Statement on Affordable Care Act Court Rulings
July 18, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - Publish Revised Poultry Slaughter Rule, Open New Public Comment Period, Solicit Public Comments
July 16, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC
July 15, 2014 Pingree Votes for Legislation to Prevent Transportation Cuts
July 11, 2014 New Report Shows Maine Leading the Way in Farming Revival
July 10, 2014 Michaud and Pingree Help Restore Funding for Tidal Power in Federal Spending Bill
July 10, 2014 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
July 9, 2014 Pingree to Sponsor Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision
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