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Citizen's Guide - Paul Bennett


District: 141 (map)

Committe: Taxation

Party: Republican

Family: Julie (Wife), 3 Children

Occupation: Business Owner

Previous Service: House: 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 10%; AFL-CIO 6%; MCV 18%; MSEA 0%; NFIB 100%; MWL 34.5%; MEA 0%

2010 Ratings: SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 985-6269 (home)


Official Website

Address: 6 Woodside Drive, Kennebunk


2012 Election

General: Bennett 2,869; Legg 2,679
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Bennett: $3,940.77 (Privately Financed) Legg: $2,608.88 (Privately Financed)
Endorsements: NFIB

2010 Election

General: Bennett 2,441; Legg 2,029
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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Cash floods crucial 2020 Senate races - POLITICO

Anthony Bennett could surprise for the Rockets - The Dream Shake

Arts Calendar: July 17-26 - Press Herald

Washington County Community College dean's, president's lists - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Local sports: MSGA, Eastern Maine Seniors, CMSGA scores; Bangor Raceway results - Bangor Daily News

Maine Legion baseball: Post 188 coming together on the fly - Foster's Daily Democrat

Transitions: Bennett College Names New Chief, Taylor U. President to Step Down - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Peachtree News: Good mentors will help you grow in Christ - Spring Hope Enterprise

UVA announces 2019-20 non-conference basketball schedule - 247Sports

Republicans' choice: Stand with Trump or risk his wrath - POLITICO

Leana Wen out as Planned Parenthood president - Politico

Much-loathed Cadillac tax is halfway to repeal - Politico

Brunswick Junior High School Honor Roll - Press Herald

Mechanic Falls residents want answers on firing of manager, but councilors are not talking - Lewiston Sun Journal

Local sports: Auto racing; golf scores — Auto Racing — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Minor League Transactions: June 21-July 7, 2019 - Baseball America

Supreme Court agrees to hear Obamacare cases with billions of dollars at stake - Politico

BLM's west side story - Politico

Poll: 1 in 4 don't plan to retire despite realities of aging - KOMO News

Police Chief Randy Gagne recognizes officers, families - By Susan Mustapich - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

The Early Preseason Outlook: Mass. Maritime Buccaneers - Noontime Sports

Senate rebukes Trump with vote to block arms sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE - POLITICO

Vassalboro selectmen wrap up financial matters as new fiscal year begins - Town Line

How Paul LePage stormed to power, fought to keep it and changed Maine politics - Bangor Daily News

Poll: 1 in 4 Americans don't plan to retire despite realities of aging - Bangor Daily News

Former LePage press secretary gets new job with state - Press Herald

Worcester native Matt Aselton eyes art heists in Lying and Stealing - Worcester Mag

63 police officers graduate from Maine Criminal Justice Academy - WGME

Former Maine governor speaks out about asylum seekers - WGME

U.S. Measles Outbreak Spreads to Maine, 25th State to Report Case - U.S. News & World Report

Maine Senate backs return to presidential primary amid GOP concerns about cost - Bangor Daily News

What's holding up Maine's latest attempt to make legal marijuana sales possible - Bangor Daily News

Former Maine real estate tycoon pleads not guilty to fraud, money laundering charges - Bangor Daily News

Maine tries again to enact marijuana rules before 3-year anniversary of legalization vote - Bangor Daily News

Former Maine Gov. Praises Electoral College for Protecting White People - EBONY

Early deficit haunts Navigators in loss to Worcester - Itemlive - Daily Item

The Legacy of Maine Governor Paul LePage - Pine Tree Watch

What BDN readers had to say about life with Paul LePage - Bangor Daily News

Maine 'red flag' bill compromise would peg gun seizures to mental health - WGME

From Florida, LePage continues as Maine GOP's rhetorical leader - Bangor Daily News

Maine dark money group was nearly dormant but continued paying the LePage allies who ran it - Bangor Daily News

Lawmakers consider bill to protect water quality of Maine lakes - Press Herald

Janet Mills heralds 'new day' in Maine after being sworn in as governor - Bangor Daily News

Maine GOP leaders launch a grassroots group to punch back at progressives - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills wins race to succeed LePage as Maine's next governor - Bangor Daily News

LePage allies take key spots in revitalized Maine People Before Politics - Bangor Daily News

The parts of Maine where LePage was least popular prospered most under his tenure - Bangor Daily News

Androscoggin County Criminal Court - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine moves to restore aid for asylum-seekers - Bangor Daily News

Central Maine April 27 police log - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Ganneston Drive fire displaces Augusta family late Sunday night - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

With LePage absent, Democrats take the reins of a new Maine Legislature - Bangor Daily News

Maine Senate Passes National Popular Vote Bill To Bypass Electoral College - HuffPost

Maine's latest attempt to ban conversion therapy gains momentum - The County

Maine hasn't raised the governor's pay in more than 20 years. It should now. - Bangor Daily News

Feds approve LePage's push for stricter Medicaid rules, but Mills could end it - Bangor Daily News

Maine moves closer to setting minimum teacher salary at $40000 - Bangor Daily News

Maine House strongly backs ban on conversion therapy - Bangor Daily News

Sixty-three police officers graduate from Maine Criminal Justice Academy - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Longtime Brunswick principal abruptly resigns — Midcoast — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Maine cities' lawsuits against opioid makers moved to federal court in Ohio - Bangor Daily News

Local officers graduate Criminal Justice Academy -

Amid fracas, local Fallen Heroes leader steps down - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine news you need to know for Monday - Bangor Daily News

Maine's new governor, more LePage pardons and a congressman's first votes - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers will get another shot at recreational marijuana rules - Bangor Daily News

Bob's Clam Hut to open second location in Portland - WGME

Janet Mills on her first 100 days: 'I'm trying to be cautious' - Bangor Daily News

6 Maine political stories to watch in 2019 — Politics — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine - Bangor Daily News

Mills avoids tax hikes, boosts school aid in $8 billion spending plan hit from left and right - Bangor Daily News

These Maine lawmakers will control 2019's biggest State House debates - Bangor Daily News

Mills reverses LePage push for Medicaid work requirements - Bangor Daily News

Democrats elected as Maine attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills and legislators could be on track for a showdown over CMP corridor - Bangor Daily News

Democrats' bid to have MaineCare cover abortion clears legislative committee hurdle - The County

We spent 8 years trying to understand LePage. Here's what we learned. - Bangor Daily News

Janet Mills aims to send $189 million borrowing package to Maine voters in November - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmaker wants to limit childhood vaccination exemptions - Bangor Daily News

WPI Takes On Trinidad and Tobago (Training Trip) - SwimSwam

Somerset County courts for May 29-June 29, 2018 - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

LePage says he wasn't aware of high rate paid at Trump hotel - Bangor Daily News

What Janet Mills' first Cabinet choice says about how she plans to govern Maine - Bangor Daily News

Blame Democrats, not me, for Paul LePage victories - Bangor Daily News

Maine Becomes 25th State Hit With Measles - HuffPost

Maine governor's race takes a nasty turn ahead of the final debate - Bangor Daily News

Maine will provide records on Long Creek suicide attempts to advocacy group - Bangor Daily News

Integrating immigrants into Maine's workforce benefits us all - Bangor Daily News

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

Governor LePage: You'll 'miss me' when I'm gone - WGME

Maine lawmakers OK 2-year budget after a few tense hours at the State House - Bangor Daily News

LePage spent at least $22K in public funds at Trump hotel - Bangor Daily News

Recently re-elected Maine lawmaker quits Republican Party - Bangor Daily News

As budget talks drag on in the shadows, Maine lawmakers start bumping other key decisions to 2020 - Bangor Daily News

Without the revenue they want from Mills' budget, Maine cities and towns renew push for local sales tax - Bangor Daily News

Maine lawmakers settle on 2-year budget for just less than the $8 billion Mills proposed - Bangor Daily News

All four Maine candidates for governor say Question 1 is a bad idea - Bangor Daily News

Mills continues to chip away aggressively at LePage's legacy - Bangor Daily News

Emotions simmer during latest effort to expand access to abortion in Maine - Bangor Daily News

Donald Trump Jr. fires up the base in Maine appearance with LePage, Brakey and Holbrook - Bangor Daily News

A judge ordered LePage to expand Medicaid. He plans to keep fighting it. - Bangor Daily News