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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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
General Nov. 4, 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
Why I Am Running for Congress
Issue Position: Chellie Pingree on the Environment
Issue Position: Family
Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care Reform
Issue Position: Economy
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 Michaud, Pingree Cosponsor Bill to Strengthen Emergency Responses to Rail Accidents Involving Hazardous Materials
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 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 9, 2014 Pingree to Sponsor Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision
June 30, 2014 Supreme Court Ruling Allows Companies to Deny Women Contraceptive Coverage
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
May 30, 2014 Statement on Resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 21, 2014 Reaction to President's Remarks on VA Controversy
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Oct. 24, 2013 Tester, Pingree Question Intelligence Director Over Security Clearance Reversal
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
July 24, 2013 Michaud, Pingree Meet with NTSB Chairman on Rail Safety
April 1, 2013 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Jan. 15, 2013 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Portland Health Clinic to get $680,000 in Federal Funding
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Allison A. Hickey
Aug. 27, 2012 New Community Health Center Opens in Sanford
June 22, 2012 Over 10,000 Maine People in Line for Refund This Summer Because of Health Care Reform Law
June 20, 2012 Federal Funding Will Help Open New Health Center in Sanford, Creating Jobs and Serving Thousands of Patients
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services
April 27, 2012 Pingree Says Student Loan Vote in House Today Another Attack on Women's Health
March 28, 2012 Pingree Watches Supreme Court Arguments in Health Care Case
Feb. 9, 2012 Chellie to White House: Don't Back Down on Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage
Dec. 14, 2011 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec. 8, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House
Dec. 1, 2011 Statement on World AIDS Day
Nov. 14, 2011 Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Rule on Health Care Reform
Nov. 1, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Oct. 13, 2011 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction
Sept. 22, 2011 Maine to Get $30 Million from Health Care Reform Law to Provide Services for At-Risk Families
Sept. 22, 2011 One Million Additional Young Adults Have Coverage Because of Health Care Reform
July 19, 2011 Report Recommends Free Coverage for Contraceptives
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 6, 2011 Sacopee Valley Health Center to Get Nearly $1 million in Federal Assistance
May 4, 2011 Pingree to Oppose Bill that Bans Women from Buying Reproductive Health Insurance Coverage
April 28, 2011 Healthy Meals in Action
April 14, 2011 Repeal of Preventive Health Program Shortsighted and Unhealthy
April 13, 2011 Prevention and Public Health
March 9, 2011 Letter To John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, and Dan Lungren, Chairman
Jan. 31, 2011 Statement on Federal Health-Care Reform Ruling
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