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Sen. Carson drives ambulance for Harpswell Neck Fire & Rescue.

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Sen. Carson to serve on Insurance and Financial Services Committee

AUGUSTA — Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Insurance and Financial Services, making him the Senate Democrats’ leading voice on consumer protection, banking and health insurance policy. “I’m...

Sens. Vitelli, Carson take oaths of office for 128th Maine Legislature

Vitelli and Carson begin their terms representing the Midcoast in the Maine Senate AUGUSTA — Sens. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic and Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, were inaugurated to the Maine Senate during a swearing-in ceremony held Wednesday at the State House in Augusta. “It is an honor and...

Sen. Brownie Carson is serving his first term representing Senate District 24, which includes the communities of Brunswick, Freeport, North Yarmouth, Pownal and his hometown of Harpswell.

A Vietnam veteran, attorney and environmental advocate, Sen. Carson is dedicated to improving the lives of people throughout Midcoast Maine.

As executive director of the Natural Resources Council of Maine for 27 years, Sen. Carson led negotiations and advocacy for clean air and water, clean energy and energy efficiency, restoration of Maine fisheries and land use planning.

Sen. Carson has also worked for Pine Tree Legal Assistance, representing low-income Mainers in civil matters at courts in Central Maine.

After dropping out of college and volunteering for the U.S. Marine Corps, Sen. Carson served as a platoon commander in Vietnam. He went on to be an active member of Vietnam Veterans Against the War in the early 1970s.

Sen. Carson lives in Harpswell with his wife, Dana Porter. He has two grown daughters and one granddaughter.

Board Positions

  • Friends of Acadia


  • J.D., University of Maine School of Law, 1977.
  • Graduate, Bowdoin College, 1972.

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