Representative Matthew W. Moonen
Rep. Matt Moonen is serving his second term in the Maine House of Representatives. He is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation, the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary and the Joint Select Committee on Joint Rules.
Matt is a longtime leader in progressive politics in Maine. He was political director of EqualityMaine, where he was one of the senior strategists in the successful passage of the 2009 marriage-equality bill and the historic No on 1: Protect Maine Equality campaign. More recently, he worked with Maine Citizens for Clean Elections to preserve Maine’s strong campaign finance laws and reduce the influence of big money in government. Matt also volunteered on the successful campaign to preserve same-day voter registration rights.
Matt lives in Portland with his partner, Jeremy Kennedy.
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Rep. Moonen is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation, the Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary and the Joint Select Committee on Joint Rules.
Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Bureau of Revenue Services and State Property Tax Review Board; taxes; tax exemptions and credits; Maine Residents Property Tax Program; property valuation and assessment; tax increment financing; municipal revenue sharing; taxation of unorganized territories; and tree growth and other current use tax issues.
Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Judicial system organization and budget; criminal procedure; civil procedure; civil actions, including torts and medical malpractice; Maine Tort Claims Act; liability; immunity; child protection; family law; domestic relations; child support; adoption; legal services; attorneys; Attorney General; District Attorneys; abortion and reproductive rights; civil rights; medical rights; human rights; Maine Human Rights Commission; protection from harassment; protection from abuse; guardianship and conservatorship; probate law; property law; property rights; unclaimed property; business and nonprofit organizations; Uniform Commercial Code; laws relating to Maine’s Indian Tribes, including the Maine Indian Land Claims Settlement Act; Maine Indian Tribal-State Commission; freedom of access, confidentiality and privacy laws; and errors and inconsistencies.
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