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Senate sends Sen. Ingwersen bill to ensure public employees have access to long-term disability to Governor’s desk

AUGUSTA — On Friday, the Maine Senate voted to enact and fund a bill from Sen. Henry Ingwersen, D-Arundel, that would improve access to long-term disability insurance for state employees. LD 1152, “An Act to Require Public Employers to Provide Long-term Disability Insurance Coverage,” was...

Legislature enacts updated phase out of PFAS-contaminated products

The bill now goes to the desk of Gov. Mills for her approval AUGUSTA — On Friday, the Maine Senate voted unanimously to enact LD 1537, “An Act to Amend the Laws Relating to the Prevention of Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Pollution and to Provide Additional Funding,”...

Sen. Henry Ingwersen is an experienced legislator, educator, small business owner, and devoted family man. He was a public school teacher for more than 25 years before retiring to work on his family farm in Arundel.

Sen. Ingwersen has a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern Maine. He was elected to the Maine House of Representative in 2018, serving Arundel, Dayton, and Lyman. As a member of the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee, he helped pass laws to raise teacher pay and increase the state’s share of K-12 public school funding.

Sen. Ingwersen and his wife Christine have been married for 47 years and are beekeepers on their family farm in Arundel. They have three daughters and ten grandchildren – all of whom live close by. Along with raising bees and selling honey, they also enjoy helping to raise their growing crop of grandkids.

Sen. Ingwersen is deeply committed to building community relationships to promote protection of our natural spaces and resources. He serves as president of the Arundel Conservation Trust and is a member of the Kennebunk River Remediation Advisory Committee for the Town of Arundel. He also serves on the board of Defend Our Health, a group working to ensure all people have access to safe food and drinking water.

Sen. Ingwersen is serving his first term in the Maine Senate, representing Arundel, Biddeford, Dayton, Hollis, and Lyman.

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