All four members of Maine’s congressional delegation voted in support of a continuing resolution last week that funds the federal government through Nov. 21. But the measure also it delays a lot of new initiatives.
Both of Maine's U.S. House representatives, Chellie Pingree and Jared Golden, voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution condemning President Donald Trump for a series of racist tweets about four Democratic lawmakers.
Maine Delegation Wants Trump To Intervene On Whale Rules That Could Hurt Lobster Fleet
Maine’s Congressional Delegation is appealing directly to President Donald Trump to intervene in a federal rulemaking process that aims to protect the endangered North Atlantic right whale, but which could cause large-scale disruption in this state’s lobster industry.
Congressmen For The Oldest State In The Nation Contemplate Social Security Overhaul
Demographically, Maine is the oldest state in the nation, and so the health of the Social Security system is of particular importance here. Nearly a quarter-million Mainers receive benefits that average $1300 per month.
Pingree: U.S. House Will Soon Take Steps To Defend ACA In Wake Of Texas Judge's Ruling
U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine’s 1st District is vowing to protect the Affordable Care Act when she returns to Congress in January. At a press conference in Portland on Monday, Pingree and supporters of the federal health law denounced the recent court ruling in Texas that found the ACA unconstitutional.