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Citizen's Guide - Justin Chenette


District: 134 (map)

Committe: State and Local Government

Party: Democratic

Occupation: Vice President of Social Media (Freelance)


Phone: (207) 590-3266 (cell)


Official Website - Facebook - Twitter

Address: 19 Buckthorn Circle, Saco


2012 Election

General: Chenette 3,106; Wyman 2,039
Primary: Chenette 543; Lundh-Gay 154
Spending: Chenette: $10,247.10 (Privately Financed) Wyman: $10,143.41 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: MPA; MSEA; EQME; AFL-CIO

In the News

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Saco state senator writes activity book for students - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Local, state and congressional leaders share thoughts on newspaper's closure - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Maine child welfare system plans new family initiative - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Maine may revitalize program to counsel families of at-risk children - Press Herald

Justin Chenette re-elected to State Senate 31 seat - Press Herald

Senate District 31: Chenette faces challenge from Mendros - Press Herald

Chenette appointed to Climate Council working group - Biddeford Journal Tribune

'He ran off with my money': Maine contractor charged with theft - WGME

New law bans robocalls, spoofing in Maine - WGME

Close lobbying loophole for former legislators — Editorials — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine Senate Narrowly Endorses Joining Compact Aimed At Overhauling Electoral College System - Maine Public

Maine Runs Into Another Setback To Expand Ranked-Choice Voting System - Maine Public

Bill would limit lobbyists' contributions to Maine candidates year-round - Press Herald

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland names two new board members - Press Herald

Controversial former legislator Stavros Mendros running for Maine Senate seat - Press Herald

Maine Pride, community within the state blossoms - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Legislators concerned about Old Orchard Beach intersections - Biddeford Journal Tribune

DHHS Commissioner says child welfare improvements are progressing - WCSH-WLBZ

New OPEGA report cites heavy caseloads, lack of staff as problems for DHHS caseworkers - WCSH-WLBZ

Bill Nemitz: While Maine moves to block shady robocallers, here's how you can hang them up - Press Herald

Maine Stops Bill to Control Shooting Ranges With 'Noise Ordinances' -

Controversial Republican Activist Uses Loophole To Enter State Senate Race - Maine Public

Maine: Legislature Adjourns Sine Die, Gun Control Measures Defeated - NRA ILA

Windham Rep. Bryant: Maine taking steps to crack down on 'neighbor-spoofing' telemarketers - Press Herald

Here's how the Maine Senate voted on the vaccine exemption bill - Press Herald

As new leaders take over child welfare system, caseworkers are still 'drowning' - WGME

Year after 10-year-old's death, Maine DHHS still searching for solutions - WCSH-WLBZ

Beyond the Headlines - Biddeford - Saco - OOB Courier

Maine Senate Passes Offshore Drilling Ban - Public News Service

Hancock Lumber breaks ground in Saco - LBM Journal

Poland Spring might get soaked with $100 million state tax - Lewiston Sun Journal

In an effort to attract young workers, Maine is offering to reimburse their student loan payments - Marketplace APM

Time to reject wrong-number robocalls - Bangor Daily News

Meet the Maine man who wants to be our next president - Bangor Daily News

York County GOP leader apologizes for insulting gay Democrat - Press Herald

Bill would require cursive to be taught grades 3-5 in Maine - WCSH-WLBZ

Sorting through the more than 2000 bills Maine lawmakers submitted - Bangor Daily News

Senate President Troy Jackson announces committee assignments for the 129th Maine Senate - The County

Proposed Maine Law Would Ban Disguised Local Robocalls -

CMP wins key permit for transmission line, but opponents say they'll fight on - Press Herald

What if the handwriting on the wall is cursive? -

DHHS says it's making child protection reforms while seeking 'buy-in' from staff - Press Herald

As new leaders take over Maine's child welfare system, caseworkers say they're still 'drowning' - Bangor Daily News

Maine Offers Tax Credits To Help Graduates With Student Loans. So Why Don't More People Use It? - Maine Public

Bill would limit lobbyist contributions year-round - Fox Business

Legislators call on feds to mitigate erosion in Camp Ellis - WGME

Old Orchard Beach to offer free parking for veterans, Gold Star families on federal holidays - Biddeford Journal Tribune

State Rep. Maxmin presents 'Green New Deal' to legislative committee - Boothbay Register

U.S. House GOP leader McCarthy assails ranked-choice voting in Maine - Lewiston Sun Journal

A few Senate Democrats might be the last hope for Mainers who oppose vaccination mandates - Bangor Daily News

Little Free Library brings book exchange to downtown Saco - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Lawmakers override LePage veto, uphold insurance coverage for naturopathic health care - Bangor Daily News

Democrats say fake news posted on conservative website, shared by Republican Party, tainted Lewiston mayoral race - Press Herald

Legislators pay tribute to Thornton Academy boys lacrosse team - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Veteran Maine Legislator withdraws from race - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Venetia's Restaurant celebrates 48 years in business - Biddeford Journal Tribune

All Voter-Approved Initiatives From 2016 Ballot In Flux In Legislature - Maine Public

Residents worry about big trucks, safety as state takes over local road - Bangor Daily News

Maine Senate supports $45 million in tax credits for BIW - Press Herald

State GOP chair disheartened by call for her resignation - Lewiston Sun Journal

Thirteen candidates in the running for 7 City Council seats in Saco - Press Herald

Leadership seminar brings more than 60 high school students to UMF - Daily Bulldog

Former lawmaker Stavros Mendros starting public car auction in Oxford - Press Herald

Saco unveils new 'friendly by nature' logo - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Zaffie Hadiaris: Create a life you love filled with enthusiasm and abundance - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Museum in the Streets enlivens history in Old Orchard Beach - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Barry Hobbins confirmed as Maine's public advocate as details emerge about drunken-driving charge - Press Herald

Dubois appointed to Maine environmental post - Conway Daily Sun

Stavros Mendros brings history of controversy to York County race - Lewiston Sun Journal

Legislators use timing and creative wording to skirt spirit of fundraising rules -

Our View: Grants for drug treatment in Maine's jails could break cycle of relapsing, reoffending - Press Herald

York County lawmaker pulls out of House District 9 race - Press Herald

Where the Maine Senate candidates stand on the economy, health care and more - Bangor Daily News

Old Orchard Beach gears up for annual Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon - Press Herald

After 25 years of term limits, Maine still has plenty of career politicians - Bangor Daily News

After losing ground for decades, Camp Ellis feeling helpless - Press Herald

LePage impeachment failed, so what's next for Maine? - Bangor Daily News

Old Orchard Beach triathlon joins Ironman family and doubles in size - Press Herald

Speaking Politics phrase of the week: 'A new generation of leadership' - The Christian Science Monitor

Days after minimum wage rises, Maine diner near NH cuts staff, hours - Bangor Daily News

Maine Could Make History With Gay Governor, Youngest Out Legislator -

Maine Primary Election Results - New York Times

What LePage's tax plan would mean for you - Press Herald

Where Citizens Can Run for Office Without Big Money—and Win - YES! Magazine

The NRA’s Longstanding Campaign to Allow Guns in Public Housing Is Set for Its Latest Win - The Trace

Fans' votes help save Saco Drive-In - Press Herald

More speed limit increases slated for Maine Turnpike starting Monday - Bangor Daily News

Numbers of Maine lawmakers who went on to lobby - The Peninsula Qatar

Maine Turnpike, interstate speed limits set to rise - Press Herald

Higher speed limits OK'd on select stretches of interstate highway system - Bangor Daily News

Excise tax reduction bill draws loud concerns from Maine municipalities - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

LePage's bill to protect elderly facing tax lien foreclosure stripped - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

General Dynamics in Saco to lay off 110 workers - Press Herald

Students named to Three Rivers dean's list - News from southeastern Connecticut -

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156 LGBT Politicians Just Sent An Open Letter Asking Donald Trump To Further Equality - NewNowNext

Rochester police log - News - - Dover, NH - Foster's Daily Democrat

Quincy High graduates told to make the best of their luck - The Patriot Ledger

Genotypic and Epidemiologic Trends of Norovirus Outbreaks in the United States, 2009 to 2013 - Journal of Clinical Microbiology