Representative Diane Marie Russell
District #120

184 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101

 

Committee Assignment

 

Rep. Russell serves on the Joint Standing Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs and on the Joint Standing Committee on Energy, Utilities, and Technology Committee.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Claims against the State; liquor laws; lottery; non-profit and for- profit gambling games of chance, beano, raffles, slot machines, gaming devices); harness racing; off-track betting; election laws; campaign practices; campaign financing and the Maine Clean Election Act; voter registration; initiatives and referenda; governmental ethics; lobbyist registration; landlord-tenant laws; veterans' programs; Department of Defense, Veterans and Emergency Management Services (except the Maine Emergency Management Agency); Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations; and Maine National Guard.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Energy policy, including energy resources, efficiency and conservation; insulation; electric industry, including supply, transmission and distribution; natural gas industry; telecommunications¬† industry, including mobile, telephone, Internet, broadband and cable television services;¬† E-9-1-1; water and sewer utilities, including district charters; Public Utilities Commission; Office of the Public Advocate; Governor’s Office of Independence and Security; and Efficiency Maine Trust.

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