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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
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June 22, 2016 If State Stops Running Food Stamp Program Maine Families Will Lose Benefits
March 10, 2016 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need
Dec. 17, 2015 Tax Provision Touted by Pingree to Reduce Food Waste Passes House
Dec. 12, 2015 Shaw's Supermarket Chief Tells Pingree That Company Will Reconsider Food Donation Policy
Oct. 20, 2015 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance
Oct. 13, 2015 Urging Feds To Block Cuts To Methadone Treatment Payments
Sept. 22, 2015 Pingree says Government Shutdown Threatens Food Stamps for 230,000 Mainers
Aug. 12, 2015 Letter to His Holiness, Pope Francis - Address to Congress
June 8, 2015 Statement on Supreme Court Decision Not to Take up MaineCare Case
March 27, 2015 Letter to Chairman Tom Cole and Ranking Member Rosa Delauro, Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies - Funding of Heating Assistance Program
Dec. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Boost Funding for Low Income Heating Assistance Funds
Nov. 17, 2014 Appeals Court Decision Requires Maine to Keep 19- and 20-year-olds on Medicaid
Sept. 10, 2014 Expand Medicaid Now
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Statement on Governor LePage's Veto of Medicaid expansion
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 7, 2014 Senate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Welcome News
Feb. 6, 2014 Pingree Criticizes Senate Republicans for Blocking UI Extension
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 24, 2014 Pingree Says Nearly 4,700 Mainers Have Lost Unemployment Insurance so Far This Month
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 7, 2014 Maine Economy Losing $1 Million a Week with Expiration of Unemployment Benefits
Jan. 6, 2014 Maine and New Hampshire have Lowest Number of Unemployed Getting Assistance in the Northeast
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 6, 2013 If Congress Doesn't Act, Thousands of Maine Families Would Lose Access to Unemployment Insurance at End of Month
Sept. 19, 2013 Pingree to Vote Against Drastic Food Stamp Cuts
Sept. 18, 2013 Proposed Cuts to Food Stamp Program 'Outrageous'
Aug. 1, 2013 Statement on reports of Republican food stamp cuts
June 14, 2013 Standing Up for Potatoes
June 12, 2013 Maine to get $21 million from Affordable Care Act to Help keep Seniors and People with Disabilities Living at Home
April 30, 2013 Turning Down Federal Funding for Medicaid Would Be Sending Maine Tax Dollars to Other States
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Jan. 8, 2013 Federal Officials Protect Mainers from Medicaid Cuts
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
July 11, 2012 Congresswoman Pingree Responds to Gov. LePage Letter
July 11, 2012 Governors Get Letter from Obama Administration on Health Care Reform Law
July 10, 2012 Letter to Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius
June 25, 2012 Mainers Have Saved Over $11 Million in Prescription Costs Since Enactment of Affordable Care Act
June 19, 2012 Southern Maine Soup Kitchens and Food Pantries to Get Emergency Federal Aid
Dec. 22, 2011 Statement on Agreement to Extend Payroll Tax Cut, Unemployment Benefits
Oct. 24, 2011 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Will Introduce Major Agriculture Legislation
July 26, 2011 Please Don't Touch Medicare, Medicaid, or Social Security
July 15, 2011 Letter to Nancy Peolsi, Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives - Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
July 8, 2011 To President Obama: Don't Cut Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid in Debt Deal
June 16, 2011 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the US House of Representatives - Prescription Drug Costs
June 10, 2011 10th Anniversary of Bush Tax Cuts
April 14, 2011 Voting Against Spending Plan
Feb. 15, 2011 Funding Cuts
Dec. 17, 2010 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Votes Against Tax Cuts for Wealthiest Americans
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