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Chellie Pingree's Public Statements on Issue: Veterans

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
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
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Aug. 1, 2013 Pingree Urges Veterans to Take Advantage of Free Legal Clinic
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
April 26, 2013 Committee Votes on Ruth Moore Act
April 1, 2013 April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Dec. 12, 2012 VA Should Give Equal Treatment for Female Veterans Suffering from Sexual Disorders
Sept. 20, 2012 Bill Helps Returning Veterans Get Jobs as First Responders
Aug. 31, 2012 VA Decision On Denied MST Claims Doesn't Go Far Enough
June 8, 2012 Pingree Fights for Better Access to Benefits for Homeless Veterans
May 8, 2012 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Speaks at Opening of Conference on Sexual Assault in Military
April 13, 2012 Disabled Veterans and Military Retirees Should Beware Email Scam
March 23, 2012 Service Members Get Extra Time to Apply for Retroactive Stop-loss Payments
Nov. 11, 2011 Veterans' Day Message
Aug. 26, 2011 Maine Congressional Delegation Applauds Additional Support for Veterans and their Families at Togus
July 11, 2011 VA Changes Practice for Victims of Sexual Assualt
May 12, 2011 Supporting Military Victims of Sexual Assault
April 6, 2011 VA Secretary Asked to Ease Rules For Victims of Sexual Assault
March 3, 2011 Bill Would Help Vterans Who Suffered Sexual Assault During Their Service
Sept. 7, 2010 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree criticizes former Senator for veterans comment
July 28, 2010 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5822, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2011
July 12, 2010 Combat Veterans to Have Easier Time Getting Benefits for PTSD
May 31, 2010 Remembering Those Who Sacrificed
May 11, 2010 Introducing The Equal Access To Pre-Separation Act Of 2010
April 21, 2010 Legislation Will Strengthen Health Services For Veterans
April 9, 2010 Veterans Affairs Secretary Visits Maine's VA Togus
April 8, 2010 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree To Join Department Of Veterans Affairs Secretary On Tour Of VA Togus
March 4, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Feb. 11, 2010 Anthem Decides To Pay VA Togus Claims
Oct. 26, 2009 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Welcomes Department Of Veterans Affairs Proposed PTSD Rule Change
Oct. 22, 2009 Department Of Defense Announces Retroactive Special Pay For Service Members, Veterans, And Retirees Affected By Stop Loss
Oct. 2, 2009 Va To Issue Emergency Checks To Veterans Awaiting College Benefits
July 10, 2009 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 3082, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2010
June 23, 2009 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Supports Legislation To Expand And Improve Veterans Benefits
May 7, 2009 Congresswoman Chellie Pingree Announces Seniors, Veterans to Receive $250 Checks
March 24, 2009 Letter to the Honorable John M. Spratt Jr., Chairman, House Committee on the Budget, and the Honorable Paul Ryan, Ranking Member, Committee on the Budget
May 22, 2008 Chellie Pingree Urges Support for New GI Bill
May 2, 2008 Politicker ME - "Anniversary of ‘Mission Accomplished' Sparks Response from Maine Candidates"
April 22, 2008 Portland Press Herald - "MAINE VOICES: Democrats Sign On to Plan to End Iraq War"
Feb. 18, 2008 Brunswick Times Record - "Fighting for Veterans at Home"
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Standing Up for Our Veterans
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Veterans Issues
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Veterans
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