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Representative Benjamin Collings
  Representing: Portland (part)
District #42

Rep. Ben Collings is serving his third term in the Maine House of Representatives. He grew up in Fort Kent has worked on political campaigns for approximately 30 years. He served as a legislative aide in the House Majority Office during the 120th Legislature. Collings has experience lobbying in the Maine State House and in Washington D.C. for Native American tribes, unions and other organizations.

In 2016, Rep. Collings was heavily involved in the Bernie Sanders Campaign in Maine and conducted national Native American outreach for Senator Sanders’s primary bid.

Rep. Collings has come to Augusta to put more money in the pockets of the hard working people of Portland and all of Maine. His priorities include greater investment in education, infrastructure and technology. He hopes to restore civility, integrity and visionary leadership in Augusta.

Rep Collings is the father of three children.

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Rep. Collings is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Bureau of Revenue Services and State Board of Property Tax Review; state and local taxes; tax exemptions and credits; tax expenditure review; taxpayer relief programs; property valuation and assessment; tax increment financing; municipal revenue sharing; taxation of unorganized territories; and tree growth and other current use tax issues.

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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:

PO Box 1213
Portland, ME 04104
(207) 405-7865

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.