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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Issue Position: Veterans Issue Position: Veterans 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 6/20/14 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims 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 5/26/14 Memorial Day 5/21/14 Reaction to President's Remarks on VA Controversy 5/01/14 Pingree Welcomes New Online Jobs Database for Veterans 4/24/14 Pingre Applauds Decision by University of Maine System to Give All Veterans In-State Tuition 12/13/13 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors 8/01/13 Pingree Urges Veterans to Take Advantage of Free Legal Clinic 6/04/13 Ruth Moore Act of 2013 5/17/13 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Ruth Moore Act 5/08/13 Bill to Help Victims of Military Sexual Assault Moves Forward 4/26/13 Committee Votes on Ruth Moore Act 4/01/13 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month 12/12/12 VA Should Give Equal Treatment for Female Veterans Suffering from Sexual Disorders 9/20/12 Bill Helps Returning Veterans Get Jobs as First Responders 8/31/12 VA Decision On Denied MST Claims Doesn't Go Far Enough 6/08/12 Pingree Fights for Better Access to Benefits for Homeless Veterans 5/08/12 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Speaks at Opening of Conference on Sexual Assault in Military 4/13/12 Disabled Veterans and Military Retirees Should Beware Email Scam 3/23/12 Service Members Get Extra Time to Apply for Retroactive Stop-loss Payments 11/11/11 Veterans' Day Message 8/26/11 Maine Congressional Delegation Applauds Additional Support for Veterans and their Families at Togus 7/11/11 VA Changes Practice for Victims of Sexual Assualt 5/12/11 Supporting Military Victims of Sexual Assault 4/06/11 VA Secretary Asked to Ease Rules For Victims of Sexual Assault 3/03/11 Bill Would Help Vterans Who Suffered Sexual Assault During Their Service 9/07/10 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree criticizes former Senator for veterans comment 7/28/10 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5822, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011 7/12/10 Combat Veterans to Have Easier Time Getting Benefits for PTSD 5/31/10 Remembering Those Who Sacrificed 5/11/10 Introducing The Equal Access To Pre-Separation Act Of 2010 4/21/10 Legislation Will Strengthen Health Services For Veterans 4/09/10 Veterans Affairs Secretary Visits Maine's VA Togus 4/08/10 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree To Join Department Of Veterans Affairs Secretary On Tour Of VA Togus 3/04/10 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs 2/11/10 Anthem Decides To Pay VA Togus Claims 10/26/09 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Welcomes Department Of Veterans Affairs Proposed PTSD Rule Change 10/22/09 Department Of Defense Announces Retroactive Special Pay For Service Members, Veterans, And Retirees Affected By Stop Loss 10/02/09 Va To Issue Emergency Checks To Veterans Awaiting College Benefits 7/10/09 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3082, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010 6/23/09 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Supports Legislation To Expand And Improve Veterans Benefits 5/07/09 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Announces Seniors, Veterans to Receive $250 Checks 3/24/09 Letter to the Honorable John M. Spratt Jr., Chairman, House Committee on the Budget, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Ranking Member, Committee on the Budget 5/22/08 Chellie Pingree Urges Support for New GI Bill 5/02/08 Politicker ME - "Anniversary of ‘Mission Accomplished' Sparks Response from Maine Candidates" 4/22/08 Portland Press Herald - "MAINE VOICES: Democrats Sign On to Plan to End Iraq War"