AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs, a key position making her the Senate Democrats’ leading voice on the state budget and finances. “Crafting and...
Breen begins second term representing Senate District 25 in the Maine Senate AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, was inaugurated to the Maine Senate during a swearing-in ceremony held Wednesday at the State House in Augusta. “I am honored to be here, and excited to start the new...
Sen. Cathy Breen is serving her second term in the Maine Senate, where she represents the people of Falmouth, Yarmouth, Cumberland, Gray, Long Island, Chebeague Island and part of Westbrook. She is the ranking member of the Environment and Natural Resources Committee.
Prior to her legislative service, Sen. Breen has served on the Falmouth Town Council from 2005 to 2011, including two terms as chairwoman. In 2007, she shepherded the passage of the Open Space referendum, one of the most successful municipal efforts to conserve local land and wildlife habitat in Maine history. Since joining the Senate, she has been a champion for conservation projects, including the Land for Maine’s Future program.
Sen. Breen lives in Falmouth with her husband and two children.
Sen. Breen serves on the board of directors of Spurwink Services, a statewide agency that addresses the needs of children and adults with behavioral health challenges and developmental disabilities. From 2004 to 2007, she served on the board of Community Counseling Center.
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