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Representative Denise P. Harlow
District #36
Representing - Portland (part)


Rep. Denise Harlow is serving her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. Harlow has been appointed to serve on the Joint Standing Committee on Environmental and Natural Resources.

Harlow is an Olympic marathon trials qualifier, a long-time cross country and track coach and owner of a small pet care service. She was previously employed as a math tutor and at a package shipping service.

Harlow’s community involvement includes serving as a board member and treasurer of her neighborhood organization, the Riverton Community Association, and as a Portland Trails volunteer.

Harlow is a graduate of Brandeis University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in psychology.

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Rep. Harlow is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Environment and Natural Resources.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Air and water quality; natural resource protection; site location of development laws, shoreland zoning, subdivisions and growth management; management and disposal of solid, hazardous, biomedical and special wastes; hydropower and dams; waste-to-energy facilities; mining; general environmental policy, including oversight of the Department of Environmental Protection; and returnable containers.

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Click on the button below to see all bills, joint resolutions and orders I sponsored or cosponsored this session, as well as legislative sentiments that honor and recognize people from our district and throughout the state.





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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

36 Broadway
Portland, ME 04103
Home tel: (207) 409-0870

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TTY Line: 207) 287-4469.