Representative Chellie M. Pingree's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Chellie M. Pingree
Current Office: U.S. House - 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
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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 7/31/14 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer 7/31/14 Michaud, Pingree Cosponsor Bill to Strengthen Emergency Responses to Rail Accidents Involving Hazardous Materials 7/25/14 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 7/22/14 Statement on Affordable Care Act Court Rulings 7/18/14 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 7/09/14 Pingree to Sponsor Bill to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision 6/30/14 Supreme Court Ruling Allows Companies to Deny Women Contraceptive Coverage 6/20/14 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault 5/30/14 Statement on Resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki 5/21/14 Reaction to President's Remarks on VA Controversy 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 1/10/14 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic 11/22/13 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 10/24/13 Tester, Pingree Question Intelligence Director Over Security Clearance Reversal 8/02/13 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy 7/24/13 Michaud, Pingree Meet with NTSB Chairman on Rail Safety 4/01/13 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month 1/15/13 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree says Portland Health Clinic to get $680,000 in Federal Funding 12/12/12 Letter to The Honorable Allison A. Hickey 8/27/12 New Community Health Center Opens in Sanford 6/22/12 Over 10,000 Maine People in Line for Refund This Summer Because of Health Care Reform Law 6/20/12 Federal Funding Will Help Open New Health Center in Sanford, Creating Jobs and Serving Thousands of Patients 6/08/12 Letter to the Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services 4/27/12 Pingree Says Student Loan Vote in House Today Another Attack on Women's Health 3/28/12 Pingree Watches Supreme Court Arguments in Health Care Case 2/09/12 Chellie to White House: Don't Back Down on Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage 12/14/11 Letter to Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 12/08/11 Letter to John Boehner, House Speaker, and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House 12/01/11 Statement on World AIDS Day 11/14/11 Statement on Supreme Court's Decision to Rule on Health Care Reform 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 10/13/11 Letter to Members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction 9/22/11 Maine to Get $30 Million from Health Care Reform Law to Provide Services for At-Risk Families 9/22/11 One Million Additional Young Adults Have Coverage Because of Health Care Reform 7/19/11 Report Recommends Free Coverage for Contraceptives 6/16/11 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs 6/06/11 Sacopee Valley Health Center to Get Nearly $1 million in Federal Assistance 5/04/11 Pingree to Oppose Bill that Bans Women from Buying Reproductive Health Insurance Coverage 4/28/11 Healthy Meals in Action 4/14/11 Repeal of Preventive Health Program Shortsighted and Unhealthy 4/13/11 Prevention and Public Health 3/09/11 Letter To John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, and Dan Lungren, Chairman 1/31/11 Statement on Federal Health-Care Reform Ruling