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Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to update family planning statutes

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Cumberland, would update Maine’s 45-year-old family planning statutes to bring them in line with current medical practices. LD 494 “An Act To Update Family Planning Statutes” received a public hearing before the Legislature’s Health and...

Sen. Linda Sanborn introduces bill to support Maine seniors

AUGUSTA — A bill introduced by Sen. Linda Sanborn, D-Gorham, would support seniors living and aging in their own homes. LD 474, “Resolve, To Ensure the Health and Wellness of Older Residents of the State,” received a public hearing before the Legislature’s Health and Human Services...

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.


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

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