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Representative Michel Lajoie
  Representing: Lewiston (part)
District #96

Rep. Michel (Mike) A. Lajoie is serving his fifth non-consecutive term in the Maine House of Representatives. He sits on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee.

A lifelong resident of Lewiston, Rep. Lajoie is a former small business owner and Lewiston Fire Chief who served the city for over 31 years. He graduated from Lewiston High School and Central Maine Vocational Technical Institute and earned his associate’s degree in fire science from Southern Maine Technical College. He is also a graduate of the Androscoggin Leadership Development Institute.

Rep. Lajoie has served on numerous professional associations and boards, including on the Lewiston Municipal Federal Credit Union Board of Directors for 24 years. Currently, he serves on the Gendron Franco Center Board of Directors and is an American Red Cross Community Volunteer Leader.

During his previous terms in the Legislature, Rep. Lajoie served on the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Committee. He was also a member of the Maine Fire Protection Services Commission and the Maine Fire Service Institute Advisory Board. Additionally, he served two terms as a Lewiston City Councilor, and was the council president for the second term.

Rep. Lajoie lives with his wife, Rita. Together, they have three children, five grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.

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Rep. Lajoie is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Maine Criminal Code; Maine Juvenile Code; Maine Bail Code; criminal law and criminal procedure; criminal history record information; domestic violence; human trafficking; sex trafficking; sentencing; Criminal Law Advisory Commission; Department of Public Safety; law enforcement; Criminal Justice Academy; victims’ rights; Victims Compensation Fund; Department of Corrections; adult and juvenile corrections; intensive supervision; probation and parole; county jails; community corrections; adult-use marijuana crimes; operating under the influence; operating after suspension; habitual offenders; fire safety and arson; firefighters and emergency responders; firearms; concealed handgun permits; private investigators; security guards; amusement rides; and Maine Emergency Management Agency.

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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

279 Old Green Road
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 713-7119

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 TDD Line: Relay 711.