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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Women

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 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
Issue Position: Standing Up for Women
Issue Position: Reproductive Choice
June 30, 2014 Supreme Court Ruling Allows Companies to Deny Women Contraceptive Coverage
June 26, 2014 Pingree Statement on Supreme Court Decision Regarding Abortion Clinic Buffer Zones
June 23, 2014 White House Summit on Working Families
June 9, 2014 Pingree Reacts to Investigation into VA Treatment of Sexual Assault Survivors
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
April 8, 2014 On Equal Pay Day, Pingree Says Women Should Know If They Are Being Underpaid
March 13, 2014 Pingree Meets With President Obama to Discuss Economic Agenda for Women and Working Families
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Pingree Votes Against Bill that Limits Women's Healthcare Options
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Oct. 24, 2013 Tester, Pingree Question Intelligence Director Over Security Clearance Reversal
July 3, 2013 Leading Veterans Groups Join Call to Change Benefit Standards for Survivors of Military Sexual Assault
June 25, 2013 VA Agrees to Pingree Request to Reopen Claims Process for Sexual Assault Survivors
June 21, 2013 Letter to Honorable Eric Fanning, Acting Secretary of the Air Force - Military Sexual Assault
June 14, 2013 DeLauro, Pingree, Tsongas Help Ensure Military Sex Assault Victims Have Access To Accurate Records
June 14, 2013 DeLauro, Pingree, Tsongas Help Ensure Military Sex Assault Victims Have Access to Accurate Records
June 13, 2013 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 1960, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014
June 10, 2013 50th anniversary of Equal Pay Act
June 4, 2013 Ruth Moore Act of 2013
May 17, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - Ruth Moore Act
May 8, 2013 Bill to Help Victims of Military Sexual Assault Moves Forward
May 7, 2013 Statement on Arrest of Air Force Official in Charge of Sexual Assault Prevention
April 26, 2013 Committee Votes on Ruth Moore Act
April 5, 2013 National Security Officials Agree to Pingree's Request to Modify Security Questionnaire
April 1, 2013 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
March 13, 2013 VA Promises to Review Claims for Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military
March 1, 2013 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Says VA Promises to Review Claims for Victims of Sexual Assault in the Military
Jan. 24, 2013 Pentagon Decides to Lift Ban on Women in Combat
Dec. 12, 2012 VA Should Give Equal Treatment for Female Veterans Suffering from Sexual Disorders
Dec. 12, 2012 Letter to The Honorable Allison A. Hickey
Aug. 29, 2012 Maine Receives Over $1 Million in Grants to Fight Domestic Violence
Aug. 1, 2012 Starting Today New Insurance Policies Will Include Free Vital Health Care Services for Over 200,000 Maine Women
June 23, 2012 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Title IX Today
May 16, 2012 Attempt to weaken Violence Against Women Act shameful
May 8, 2012 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Speaks at Opening of Conference on Sexual Assault in Military
Feb. 9, 2012 Chellie to White House: Don't Back Down on Rules Requiring Contraceptive Coverage
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to President Obama
May 4, 2011 Pingree to Oppose Bill that Bans Women from Buying Reproductive Health Insurance Coverage
March 30, 2011 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Asking Pentagon to Preserve Sexual Assault Records
Jan. 6, 2011 Letter to Speaker Boehner
Dec. 15, 2010 Providing for Consideration of Senate Amendment to H.R. 2965, Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act of 2010
June 14, 2010 New Rules to Require Health Plans to Cover Preventive Services Without Charging Deductible or Co-Pay
April 22, 2010 Equal Pay Day
April 20, 2010 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Calls For Closing The Wage Gap On Equal Pay Day
March 17, 2010 Physicians Support Health Care Reform
May 14, 2009 The Progressive Message from the Progressive Caucus
April 28, 2009 As We Mark Equal Pay Day, Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Calls For Closing the Wage Gap Between Women and Men
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