Sen. Chipman says attorney general guidances makes need for legislative oversight clear AUGUSTA — Sen. Ben Chipman of Portland, the lead Senate Democrat on the Health and Human Services Committee, is calling on Gov. Paul Lepage to immediately cease his effort to build a new psychiatric care...
Democratic Sen. Ben Chipman of Portland is pleased to share the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work plan, and what it means for the City of Portland. The plan is released annually with an outline of the Maine Department of Transportation’s strategy for road, bridge...
Sen. Ben Chipman is serving his first term in the Maine Senate, having previously served for six years in the House of Representatives. He represents Senate District 27, which consists of part of the City of Portland, including Peaks, Cliff and Great Diamond islands.
A passion for environmental activism, public transportation, affordable housing and economic opportunity motivated Sen. Chipman to become active in politics during his college years. He began his career in the State House as an aide in the Office of the Clerk of the House in 2002. Later, in 2010, he was elected to his first term in the House of Representatives, where he served the people of Portland for six years. During his tenure in the House, Sen. Chipman has served on the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs and the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources.
Sen. Chipman is a lifelong Mainer and a self-employed property manager. He resides in East Bayside.
- University of Maine, Class of 1997.
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