Augusta - Senators in southern Maine lauded a decision by the Maine Department of Transportation, announced Wednesday, to decrease the speed limit by 5 mph on Interstate 295 from Falmouth to Topsham. Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, had submitted a bill in December to decrease the speed...
$4.8 million plan would create grant to fund treatment for uninsured, MaineCare patients AUGUSTA — Sen. Cathy Breen of Falmouth, the lead Senate Democrat on the budget-writing Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, presented an amendment to the fiscal year 2017 supplemental budget that...
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 lead Senate Democrat on the budget-writing Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, having previously served on 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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