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Breen, bipartisan Land Conservation Task Force, Gov. Mills announce 2019 recommendations

AUGUSTA – Joined by Gov. Janet Mills, Maine’s bipartisan Land Conservation Task Force on Tuesday announced six broad recommendations, corresponding legislation, and other action items to encourage land trusts, philanthropists, municipalities and partners to improve private conservation and land...

Breen bill to promote pay equality receives committee approval

AUGUSTA — Legislation sponsored by Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, to promote pay equality in Maine received approval from the Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing on Monday. LD 278, “An Act Regarding Pay Equality,” now heads to the full Maine House and Senate for votes. “My bill...

Senator Cathy Breen is serving her third 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 chair of the budget-writing Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, having previously served on the Environment and Natural Resources Committee.

Before her legislative service, Senator Breen 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.

Senator Breen lives in Falmouth with her husband and two children.

If you would like to submit testimony to the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, please send it as an attachment to the Committee clerk. Please be advised that this link is only to submit testimony and is not used for any other purpose.

Board Positions

Senator Cathy 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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