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Maine Legislature passes strong, bipartisan two-year budget

AUGUSTA – The Maine House and Senate voted today to pass the bipartisan budget agreement reached by the Appropriations Committee, sending the budget to Governor’s desk to be signed into law. The vote was 104-38 in the House and 25-9 in the Senate in favor of passing the $7.98 billion two-year...

Appropriations Committee reaches strong, bipartisan budget agreement

  AUGUSTA – The Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee reached a bipartisan budget agreement in a Committee vote on Wednesday. The vote was 11-1-1 in favor of a $7.98 billion two-year budget that prioritizes property tax relief, health care, workforce...

Senator Linda Sanborn is serving her first term in the Maine Senate, representing Senate District 30, which includes Gorham, part of Buxton, and part of Scarborough.

Having been elected to the Maine State Legislature in 2008, Senator Sanborn served two terms on the Health and Human Services Committee and two terms on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. She has served on the Joint Select Committee on Health Care Reform Opportunities and Implementation, Child Care Advisory Council, HIV Advisory Committee, Substance Abuse Services Commission, the Health Care Exchange Advisory Committee, and a Roundtable on Aging.

Before serving in the Legislature, Senator Sanborn had a 25-year career practicing family medicine in Gorham.

In her community, Senator Sanborn is active on the Missions, Social Justice and Chicken Pie committees at the First Parish Gorham U.C.C. She is the current president of the Leavitt’s Mill Free Health Center in Buxton, a member of the Maine Lung Cancer Coalition, and a corporator for Gorham Savings Bank.

Senator Sanborn lives in Gorham with her husband, Jeff, a Gorham native. They have three adult sons and one precious granddaughter.


Education

  • Medical degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Bachelor of science in microbiology, Michigan State University

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