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Millett prioritization of funding for security upgrades in schools now law

A bill by Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, prioritizing funding for essential upgrades to school security systems through Maine's School Revolving Renovation Fund became law on April 15. LD 1858 “An Act To Include Security Installations and Upgrades in Maine's School Revolving...

Senate enacts Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in schools

The Maine Senate voted 32-3 on April 12 to enact a bill from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, to ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools. As amended, the bill, LD 40, “An Act To Strengthen Requirements for Water Testing for Schools,” would require all schools to test drinking and...

Sen. Rebecca Millett is serving her third term in the Maine Senate, representing South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and part of Scarborough. She serves on the state’s Education and Cultural Affairs committee.

Sen. Millett grew up in Maine and attended Portland public schools. After graduating college, serving in the Peace Corps, and working in finance in New York, Sen. Millett moved home to Maine in 2000. Upon returning to Maine, she served on the Cape Elizabeth School Board from 2004 to 2010, and co-founded a citizens’ advocacy group to support advancements in local education.

She lives in Cape Elizabeth with her husband and children. She loves hiking and backpacking with her family and studies piano.


  • American University: Bachelor’s degrees in international relations and business administration.
  • University of Chicago: MBA.

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