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Sen. Carson to hold first in-district office hour sessions

AUGUSTA — In an effort to bring the workings of the State House to constituents as the Legislature is in session in Augusta, Sen. Brownie Carson, D-Harpswell, will be holding his first two office hours sessions in Freeport and Brunswick on Saturday, March 4. No RSVP is required, and meetings...

$11 million in unclaimed cash for Mainers available from Treasurer

AUGUSTA — The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $11 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and Mainers are being urged to check whether any of that cash belongs to them. “Unclaimed property” is money owed to Maine people by third parties, such as...

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

Education

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

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