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This week Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined the call to fully investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election by cosponsoring a bill to establish an independent commission similar to one created after 9/11.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree released the following statement President Obama’s decision to impose sanctions on Russia for election-related hacking.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree sent a later today urging the U.S. Air Force to help address a REAL ID issue that could prevent hundreds of Maine veterans from continuing to receive their health care at a Veterans Affairs (VA) clinic on Pease Air National Guard Base in Newington, New Hampshire. Pingree was joined on the letter by Congresswoman Ann McLane Kuster of New Hampshire.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree joined several of her colleagues from Northern New England in sending a letter to FairPoint late last week asking the company to reverse its decision to lay off 10 percent of its workforce during the holidays. FairPoint’s move comes while Consolidated Communications is negotiating to purchase the company.
A brewing industry roundtable Pingree hosted in July 2016
Congresswoman Pingree held a roundtable for stakeholders from Maine's dairy industry on December 15 to get their feedback on how federal programs are working for them. With her is USDA Farm Services Agency Deputy Administrator Brad Pfaff, who oversees some of these programs.