Representative Chellie Pingree's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
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9/01/17 Letter to the Hon. Scott Pruitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protect Americans from Deadly Pesticides 8/23/17 Letter to the Hon. Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Provide Relief to Dairy Farmers 7/31/17 Congresswoman Pingree introduces bicameral Food Recovery Act 7/12/17 Statement on Committee passage of FY18 Agriculture Appropriations Bill 6/29/17 Letter to the Honorable Sonny Perdue, Secretary of Agriculture - Poultry Plant Productivity 6/27/17 Pingree encourages farmers to register for upcoming USDA Census of Agriculture 6/21/17 Pingree chosen to receive James Beard Foundation Leadership Award 5/25/17 U.S. Representatives Pingree and Massie Introduce Bill to Revive Local Meat Processing 5/25/17 U.S. Representatives Massie and Pingree Introduce Bill to Revive Local Meat Processing 5/25/17 U.S. Representatives Massie and Pingree Introduce Bill to Revive Local Meat Processing 5/16/17 Congresswoman Pingree leads bipartisan bill to support continued growth in organic agriculture industry 5/10/17 Disappointed in Further Delay of USDA Organic Animal Welfare Rule 5/01/17 DeLauro, McGovern, Pingree Condemn Trump Move to Rollback School Meals Nutrition Standards 4/12/17 Pingree calls delay of GIPSA rules "disappointing and harmful to American farmers' 3/20/17 At forum held by Congresswoman Pingree, many voices express importance of federal hunger programs to Maine 2/15/17 Pingree applauds release of new industry standards on food date labeling 2/14/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency 2/07/17 Rep. Newhouse Joins Rep. Fudge to Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Increase Food Donation Nationwide 1/19/17 President-elect Trump picks former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue for Secretary of Agriculture 12/19/16 USDA issues new guidance on food date labeling 12/14/16 Pingree applauds new rules to protect nation's contract poultry farmers 12/01/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Dr. Cathie Woteki, Under Secretary for Research, Education, and Economics - Call for Support for the U.S. Brewing Industry 11/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Hal Rodgers and Nita Lowey, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Committee and the Hon. Bob Aderholt and Sam Farr, Chairman and Ranking Member, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies - Requesting Assistance for Dairy Farmers 10/14/16 Maine Congressional Delegation Responds to EU Committee's Dismissal of Proposed Lobster Ban 10/13/16 Letter to the Honorable Shaun Donovan, Director of Office Management and Budget - Urging Support For USDA's Efforts To Ramp Up Help To Struggling Dairy Farmers 10/06/16 Congresswoman Pingree and Cultivating Community Announce Investments to Grow Refugee and Immigrant Farm Businesses 9/29/16 Southern Maine Gets Disaster Declaration Due to Drought 7/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture - Request for Market-Balancing Help For Struggling Dairy Farmers 7/28/16 Collins, King, Pingree, Poliquin Announce That USDA Plans to Purchase an Additional 3.8 million pounds of Maine Wild Blueberries 7/28/16 Collins, King, Pingree, Poliquin Announce That USDA Plans to Purchase an Additional 3.8 million pounds of Maine Wild Blueberries 7/14/16 Lawmakers Criticize Industry-Sponsored GMO Bill 7/14/16 National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015 6/09/16 Shaw's to Resume Donations of Food to Local Pantries 5/25/16 ICYMI: Republican and Democratic Grandmothers Agree: Stop Wasting Food 5/19/16 Congresswoman Pingree Expresses Concerns With House Child Nutrition Bill 5/18/16 Introducing Commonsense Bill to Standardize Food Date Labeling 5/18/16 Historic Moment With Cuba Presents Opportunity for Maine Businesses 5/16/16 Letter to John Kline, Chairman of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Todd Rokita Chairman of Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, Robert Scott, Ranking Member of US House Committee on Education and the Workforce; Marcia Fudge, Ranking Member on Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education - Payne, Jr. Joins More than 100 Members of Congress in Expressing Concerns with House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/11/16 FDA Decides to Reevaluate "Healthy" Label Standards 5/06/16 Pingree Meets With Lead Cuban Negotiator on US/Cuban Relations 5/04/16 Meeting US Ambassador in Cuba 5/02/16 Federal Program Expanding to Help Small Farmers Reach Local Markets 4/19/16 Opposing Republican Vote That Strips Basic Rights for Chicken Farmers 4/14/16 Collins, King, Pingree, Poliquin Announce USDA Approval of $13 Million in Bonus Buy of Maine Wild Blueberries After Delegation's Request 3/16/16 Pingree Statement on Senate Vote Against Dark Act 3/11/16 Letter to the Honorable Robert M. Califf - Backing Real Maple Syrup 3/09/16 Bill to Support Local Food Production Garners Senate Support 1/20/16 Letter to Mr. Charles Parrott, Deputy Administrator of the Fruit and Vegetables Programs at the US Department of Agriculture - USDA Approves $13 Million in Bonus Buy of Maine Wild Blueberries After Delegation's Request 1/01/16 Issue Position: Local Foods

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