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Sens. Duson, Chipman welcome Talbot Community School Choir to the Maine Senate

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday March 26, Sen. Jill Duson, D-Portland and Sen. Ben Chipman D-Portland, welcomed fourth-and fifth-graders from the Gerald E. Talbot Community School Choir to the Maine State Senate. The Talbot Community School Choir was invited to perform the National Anthem at the beginning...

Sens. Chipman, Duson honor Portland Symphony Orchestra’s 100th anniversary

AUGUSTA – On Tuesday, Sen. Ben Chipman, D-Portland, and Sen. Jill Duson, D-Portland, presented a legislative sentiment to honor the Portland Symphony Orchestra, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary. “The PSO strengthens our local economy, drawing large audiences to concerts, many of...

Senator Ben Chipman is serving his fourth term in the Maine Senate, having previously served for six years in the House of Representatives. He represents Senate District 28, which consists of part of the city of Portland, including Peaks, Cliff and Great Diamond islands.

A passion for environmental activism, public transportation, affordable housing and economic opportunity motivated Senator Chipman to become active in politics during his college years. He began his career in the State House as an aide in the Office of the Clerk of the House in 2002. Later, in 2010, he was elected to his first term in the House of Representatives, where he served the people of Portland for six years.

During his tenure in the House, Senator Chipman has served on the Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs and the Committee on the Environment and Natural Resources. Since being elected to the Maine Senate in 2016 he has served as the democratic lead on the Committee on Health and Human Services, a member of the Committee on Transportation, and currently serves as the senate chair of the Committee on Taxation.

Senator Chipman is a lifelong Mainer and a small-business owner. He resides in the East Bayside neighborhood of Portland.


  • University of Maine, Class of 1997

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