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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements

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
June 6, 2014 Reps. Michaud and Pingree Call on Speaker to Preserve Saturday Mail Delivery
June 2, 2014 Pingree Expresses Concern to Obama Administration Over Fate of Congolese-Refugees
June 2, 2014 Praising EPA Proposal on Global Warming Pollution
June 2, 2014 Casco Bay Lines Receives $2.5 Million Federal Grant for Terminal Project
May 30, 2014 Statement on Resignation of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 Pingree Opposes Roll Back of Child Nutrition Standards
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 29, 2014 Reps. Michaud and Pingree Call on Attorney General Holder to Support Funding Maine Cold Case Unit
May 28, 2014 Southern Maine Receives Brownfield Grants
May 26, 2014 Memorial Day
May 23, 2014 Major New Crop Insurance Program Championed by Pingree to Be Rolled Out in 18 States, Including Maine
May 22, 2014 Letter to Daniel Werfel, Acting Commissioner Internal Revenue Service- Regulate Tax Exempt Groups
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 21, 2014 $1.4 Million Federal Investment Coming to Maine Airports
May 21, 2014 Pingree Introduces Bill to Study Impact of Ocean Acidification on Coastal Communities
May 21, 2014 Reaction to President's Remarks on VA Controversy
May 21, 2014 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4435, Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015; And Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3361, USA FREEDOM Act
May 15, 2014 Statement on the Opening of 9/11 Memorial Museum
May 12, 2014 Maine Regional and Municipal Airports Receive Federal Funding
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 9, 2014 Funding Triples to Support Local Food Producers and Sellers
May 9, 2014 Reps. Kuster, Wagner Lead All 79 House Women Representatives In Requesting Additional Sanctions On Boko Haram to the Administration
May 8, 2014 EPA Names New Superfund Site in Maine
May 8, 2014 Shea-Porter Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Calling on FDA to Protect Small Businesses and Small Farmers
May 7, 2014 Michaud & Pingree Express Continued Support for UMaine's Clean Energy Initiative
May 6, 2014 New Climate Assessment Highlights Threats to Maine Economy, Environment
May 1, 2014 Pingree Welcomes New Online Jobs Database for Veterans
April 30, 2014 Recognizing Maine Appalachian Trail Club for White Cap Mountain Project
April 28, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education, Regarding College Banking Practices and Federal Student Aid
April 25, 2014 Feds Warn State to Stop Rollout of EBT Photo Identification Until Further Review
April 25, 2014 FDA is Getting the Message on Spent Grains
April 24, 2014 Pingre Applauds Decision by University of Maine System to Give All Veterans In-State Tuition
April 24, 2014 Congresswoman Pingree Says FCC Decision to Abandon Net Neutrality Will be a Blow to a Free and Open Internet
April 22, 2014 Maine Schools to Get Help Buying New Kitchen Equipment
April 22, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary of Education - Prohibit Harmful Banking Practices Targeting College Campuses
April 16, 2014 Sens. Collins & King, Reps. Michaud & Pingree Praise New Funding Award for Southern Maine Planning & Development Commission
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Michaud & Pingree Applaud Move toward New Rail Safety Rules
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 9, 2014 Chellie Calls GMO Proposal Introduced Today "Anti-Labeling" Bill
April 8, 2014 Pingree and Colleagues Lead Bipartisan Bill to Protect Sustainable Use of Byproduct From Brewers
April 8, 2014 On Equal Pay Day, Pingree Says Women Should Know If They Are Being Underpaid
April 8, 2014 Gardner, Womack, Welch, Pingree Introduce Protecting the Sustainable Use of Spent Grains Act
April 7, 2014 Senate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Welcome News
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
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