PINGREE, Chellie

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PINGREE, Chellie
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PINGREE, Chellie, A Representative from Maine; born in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minn., April 2, 1955; attended University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine, 1973; B.A., College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine, 1979; farmer; businesswoman; member of the North Haven (Maine) board of assessors, 1981-1987, chairwoman, 1982-1983; member of the North Haven (Maine) planning board, 1981-1991; member of the Maine state senate, 1992-2000, majority leader, 1996-2000; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 2002; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2009-present).

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Agriculture
  • House Committee - Appropriations
    • Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies - Chair
  • House Committee - Armed Services
  • House Committee - Rules
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