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Sen. Carpenter sworn-in for second term in the Maine State Senate

Posted: December 06, 2018

AUGUSTA—Senator Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, was sworn into the Maine Senate at the State House in Augusta on Wednesday. Sen. Carpenter was...

Carpenter, Jackson receive high scores from Maine AFL-CIO on voting record for working families

Posted: October 05, 2018

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Sen. Mike Carpenter, D—Houlton, have received high scores from the Maine...

Sen. Carpenter earns high marks for pro-conservation voting record

Posted: September 14, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, made the “2017-18 Honor Roll” from the Maine Conservation Voters for his consistent support for the...

RADIO ADDRESS: Lowering the property tax burden for Maine families and seniors

Posted: September 07, 2018

This is Senator Mike Carpenter of Houlton. Thanks for listening. As Mainers, most of us don’t mind paying our fair share so we can send our...

Sen. Carpenter receives perfect score on education record

Posted: September 06, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, earned a 100 percent rating from the Maine Education Association for his voting record on education...

Sen. Carpenter responds to Maine Supreme Court ruling on RCV

Posted: July 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Supreme Court ruled that ranked-choice voting is the law of the land and will be used in the upcoming primary...

Sen. Carpenter earns perfect attendance record in 2018 legislative session

Posted: June 19, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, earned a perfect attendance and voting record during the recently concluded legislative session....

Senate overrides LePage veto of Carpenter bill to protect Maine children from unsolicited explicit images

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted on Wednesday to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton. LD 1838, “An...

RADIO ADDRESS: Respecting the will of the people, the Secretary of State and the legislative process

Posted: April 06, 2018

Government works best when all branches and office operate within their scope of power as outlined in the Maine Constitution. To me, it is...

Senate Republicans reject Legislative fix to ranked-choice voting

Posted: April 05, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 17-17 to reject a Joint Order from Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, directing the Legislature’s Committee on...