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Representative Teresa S. Pierce
  Representing: Falmouth (part)
District #44

Rep. Teresa S. Pierce is serving her third term in the Maine House of Representatives. She is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. She also serves on the Marijuana Advisory Commission and was House chair of the Joint Select Committee on Marijuana Legalization Implementation during the 128th session.

Pierce is committed to investing in pre-kindergarten education and the accessibility and affordability of Maine’s colleges and universities, developing a robust economy by rebuilding Maine’s infrastructure, including roads, bridges and Internet connectivity, and protecting Maine’s unique and beautiful environment while using our natural resources strategically to improve our economy.

Pierce brings to the Legislature her experience serving as a Falmouth Town Councilor for six years, including two as chair. In addition, she served one term as chair of the Metro Coalition of Greater Portland Council of Governments.

Pierce is a graduate of the University of Colorado. She has worked in the development field at the University of New England and other non-profit organizations for the past 20 years.

She is married to Sam Pierce and has two children in Falmouth public schools.

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Rep. Pierce is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs, a member of the Government Oversight Committee and a member of the Leaves of Absence House Committee.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: General Fund appropriations and general fiscal policy; federal funds allocations; special revenue and block grant allocations; Budget Stabilization Fund; unappropriated surplus; bond issues; collective bargaining funding; review of revenue estimates; budgeting methodologies, review of financial orders; financial evaluation of agencies of state government; Maine Public Employees Retirement System; retirement eligibility and benefits for state and municipal employees, including teachers; judicial and legislative retirement systems.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: The mission of the Joint Legislative Government Oversight Committee is to oversee program evaluation and government accountability matters in State government. The Committee seeks to ensure that public funds are expended for intended purposes, and that programs and activities are effectively, efficiently and economically managed. The Committee accomplishes this mission by conducting public inquiries and directing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability to conduct independent, objective reviews of State agencies and programs and other entities receiving public funds or expending private monies for public purposes.

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You can also contact me at my home:

6 Waites Landing Road
Falmouth, ME 04105
(207) 415-8631

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.