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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Date Title
May 19, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Call for Reforms to Outdated DOD Discharge Policies Regarding Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma
April 14, 2016 Rep. Calvert Introduces Legislation to Ensure Military Reservists Receive Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits as Intended
Jan. 27, 2016 Letter to the Honorable Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Concerning Marijuana as a Treatment Option
Jan. 1, 2016 Issue Position: veterans Issues
Sept. 16, 2015 Pingree Announces $100,000 to Help Disabled Maine Veterans Participate in Adaptive Sports
Sept. 14, 2015 Preble Street to get $1.7 million to Serve Veteran Homeless Population
Aug. 13, 2015 After Push from Pingree, VA Clears Way for Firefighters to Receive Bonus Pay Going Forward
July 27, 2015 Ruth Moore Act of 2015
July 27, 2015 Houses passes Congresswoman Pingree's Ruth Moore Act of 2015
June 17, 2015 Statement on VA Inspector General's Review of Mental Health Services at VA Togus
June 5, 2015 Pingree Pushes VA to Pay Firefighters What They Are Owed
May 24, 2015 Statement on Memorial Day 2015
April 10, 2015 Pingree Looking for "Wounded Warrior" to Join Portland Office
April 8, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs - Veteran's Exposure to Radioactive Material
March 24, 2015 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Defense, and Pete Visclosky, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Defense - Funding Request for the Gulf War Illness Research Program
March 3, 2015 Letter to Robert McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veteran Affairs - Expanded Access to Non-VA Care Through the Veterans Choice Program
Dec. 19, 2014 Pingree is Joined by 23 Other Members of Congress to Support Lawsuit Against VA
Oct. 2, 2014 Pingree Urges Social Security to Expedite Claims for More Disabled Veterans
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
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
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 26, 2014 Memorial Day
May 21, 2014 Reaction to President's Remarks on VA Controversy
May 1, 2014 Pingree Welcomes New Online Jobs Database for Veterans
April 24, 2014 Pingre Applauds Decision by University of Maine System to Give All Veterans In-State Tuition
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Aug. 1, 2013 Pingree Urges Veterans to Take Advantage of Free Legal Clinic
June 4, 2013 Ruth Moore Act of 2013
May 17, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ruth Moore Act
May 8, 2013 Bill to Help Victims of Military Sexual Assault Moves Forward
April 26, 2013 Committee Votes on Ruth Moore Act
April 1, 2013 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Dec. 12, 2012 VA Should Give Equal Treatment for Female Veterans Suffering from Sexual Disorders
Sept. 20, 2012 Bill Helps Returning Veterans Get Jobs as First Responders
Aug. 31, 2012 VA Decision On Denied MST Claims Doesn't Go Far Enough
June 8, 2012 Pingree Fights for Better Access to Benefits for Homeless Veterans
May 8, 2012 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Speaks at Opening of Conference on Sexual Assault in Military
April 13, 2012 Disabled Veterans and Military Retirees Should Beware Email Scam
March 23, 2012 Service Members Get Extra Time to Apply for Retroactive Stop-loss Payments
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans Issues
Nov. 11, 2011 Veterans' Day Message
Aug. 26, 2011 Maine Congressional Delegation Applauds Additional Support for Veterans and their Families at Togus
July 11, 2011 VA Changes Practice for Victims of Sexual Assualt
May 12, 2011 Supporting Military Victims of Sexual Assault
April 6, 2011 VA Secretary Asked to Ease Rules For Victims of Sexual Assault
March 3, 2011 Bill Would Help Vterans Who Suffered Sexual Assault During Their Service
Sept. 7, 2010 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree criticizes former Senator for veterans comment
July 28, 2010 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5822, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
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