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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
Jan. 31, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Tier 3 Standards
Jan. 30, 2014 Maine to get $5.4 million in LIHEAP funding this week
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Fulfilling the Promise of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
Jan. 29, 2014 Pingree Opposes Farm Bill, Says Legislation Does Little to Create Real Reform
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 28, 2014 Pingree Votes Against Bill that Limits Women's Healthcare Options
Jan. 28, 2014 Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Speech
Jan. 28, 2014 Pingree Statement on Tonight's State of the Union Speech
Jan. 24, 2014 Pingree Says Nearly 4,700 Mainers Have Lost Unemployment Insurance so Far This Month
Jan. 23, 2014 Portland Press Herald - King, Pingree urge FEMA to use local flood reports
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency - Flood Insurance Rate Maps
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 17, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Office of the US Trade Representative - Halt TPP Impact on US Fisheries
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. 15, 2014 Pingree Votes for Budget Funding Bill to Avoid Shutdown, Fund Key Programs
Jan. 15, 2014 Pingree Says Maine Should Accept Federal Funding for Medicaid
Jan. 14, 2014 Congresswoman Pingree Participates in White House Round Table Discussion on Climate Change
Jan. 14, 2014 Congresswoman Pingree to Vote for Bipartisan Bill to Fund Government Through September
Jan. 13, 2014 Michaud & Pingree Announce $100 Million for DDG-51 Destroyer Contract
Jan. 13, 2014 Statement on Pentagon Report About Sexual Assault at Service Academies
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 Fast Track Trade Authority Could Help Workers, the Environment
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. 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Wheeler, Commissioner Clyburn, Commissioner O'Rielly, Commissioner Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Pai, Federal Communications Commission - Urging Action to Improve Internet Access in Schools
Dec. 19, 2013 Federal Regulators Agree to Request From Congresswoman Chellie Pingree to Revise Important Food Safety Rules
Dec. 18, 2013 Letter to Mark Pryor, Roy Blunt, Robert Aderholt, and Sam Farr - Unsafe Chinese Chicken
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
Dec. 11, 2013 Fed's Regulation of Antibiotics for Farm Animals a Good Start but Much More Needs to be Done
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Vietnam Human Rights Abuses
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. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 6, 2013 If Congress Doesn't Act, Thousands of Maine Families Would Lose Access to Unemployment Insurance at End of Month
Dec. 4, 2013 State Department Decides to Review any Changes for Portland Pipeline
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 3, 2013 Letter to Paul Ryan, Chairman, House of Representatives Budget Committee, Patty Murray, Chairwoman, Senate Budget Committee, Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Budget Committee, and Jeff Sessions, Ranking Member, Senate Budget Committee - Don't Cave to Tea Party Extremism
Nov. 25, 2013 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - Calling For Changes to FDA Proposed Rules
Nov. 22, 2013 Letter to House Speak Boehner and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi - Reps. Flores, Maffei Lead Bipartisan Effort to Pass Long-Term Fix to Medicare Sustainable Growth Rate
Nov. 22, 2013 50th Anniversary of Kennedy Assassination
Nov. 15, 2013 Administration Agrees to Extend Comment Period on New Food Safety Rules
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner, House Leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, and Senators Barbara Mikulski, Richard Shelby, Hal Rogers, and Nita Lowey - Fishing Disaster Relief in Budget Process
Nov. 7, 2013 Letter to Representatives Alcee Hastings, Rob Bishop, Peter Defazio, and Raul Grijalva - Review Park Service Contracting Procedures and Their Impact on Local Economies
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Letter to Administrator Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency - Reevaluation of Ethanol Mandate
Oct. 28, 2013 USS Zumwalt Launched in Bath
Oct. 24, 2013 Tester, Pingree Question Intelligence Director Over Security Clearance Reversal
Oct. 23, 2013 Food Day, October 24
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