Chellie Pingree

Chellie Pingree


Farmer, mother, Maine islander, Member of Congress and @AppropsDems, lover of root vegetables.

33077 followers  •  1271 follow  •    •   https://t.co/vYvpiUfhcg

This week I joined the @USouthernMaine’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute’s “History of Knitting in Maine” class to share stories from my former knitting company: North Island Yarn. These pros could definitely knit circles around me! 🧶

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REMINDER: Tomorrow’s the first day you can sign up on order FREE rapid Covid tests!

It's voting rights or the filibuster. It's climate action or the filibuster. It's gun violence prevention or the filibuster. It's lower drug costs or the filibuster. It's abortion access or the filibuster. It's LGBTQ protections or the filibuster. Abolish it.

There are 4,500+ words in the Constitution, and filibuster is not one of them.

This unique partnership is giving new meaning to the saying “It takes a village” Our organic dairy farms need support like this now more than ever.

Hey Maine, starting next week, you can put your ❄️ boots 🥾 on and head to your local pharmacy or health center to get FREE N95 masks! Thanks to @PresElectBiden  400 million of these high quality masks 😷 will be available.

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In @POTUS ’s first year in office the number of households experiencing food insecurity dropped by 32%. That’s a BFD.

Good morning, Child poverty is at the lowest rate on record, thanks to the American Rescue Plan approved by President Biden and congressional Democrats.

ICYMI: This morning I asked @SecVilsack  what he and the @USDA  are doing to support Northeast organic dairy farmers who are grappling with an uncertain future due to the cancellation of their contracts by Danone

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Stimulus checks saved families from financial ruin. Congress needs to send another round of direct cash assistance to Americans NOW. RT ♻️ if you agree.

How it started How it’s going Thank you, Officer Goodman. You are a true hero.

To my Born Again fiscal conservative colleagues, In 2017, when you used budget reconciliation to give billionaires a massive $2 Trillion tax cut, why wasn’t the deficit a concern?

Advocates visited my office to shed light on the conflict in #Tigray , where 90% are in need of emergency food assistance. I'm thankful new Mainers are using their voices to highlight the plight of loved ones abroad. I join those calling for humanitarian relief. #StopWarOnTigray 

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On Monday, there will be countless tweets and statements from Republicans “honoring” the great Martin Luther King Jr. while simultaneously blocking legislation that would protect the very thing he fought for: voting rights.

Should we expand the Supreme Court and return balance to our judiciary? Yes Yes Yes 👇 👇 👇

From 1917-1994, *half* of all bills that were successfully filibustered in the Senate were to block civil rights legislation.

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