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Representative Margaret M. Craven
  Representing: Lewiston (Part)
District #93

Rep. Margaret Craven is returning to the Legislature for her third consecutive term in the Maine House of Representatives, having previously served three terms in the Maine House and three in the Senate. She currently sits on the Health and Human Services Committee and has previously been a member of the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee.

Rep. Craven was born in the Republic of Ireland and moved to the United States in 1963. Arriving in Maine, she earned her high school diploma and then bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Southern Maine. She has lived in Lewiston for many years and worked with disabled and senior citizens before retiring in 2005.

Rep. Craven has two grown children, Walter Matthew and T.J., and three grandsons, Finn, Declan and Joseph.

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Rep. Craven is a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services and the Standing Committee of the House Elections.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Department of Health and Human Services; Parts of the Dirigo Health Act, including the State Health Plan, the Maine Quality Forum and Advisory Council on Health Systems Development; Maine Health Data Organization; health and medical data; MaineCare, Medicaid, and Medicare Part D; children’s welfare and mental health services; childcare; public health and disease control; tobacco addiction prevention and control; sale of tobacco; prescription drugs; health care facilities and health care workforce; social and rehabilitation services; state health system planning; substance abuse; mental health; developmental and other disabilities; poverty, homelessness and public assistance; home and community-based long-term care; aging, elderly and disability issues; medical use of marijuana; maternal and infant health; and nursing facilities and residential care.

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You can also contact me at my home:

8 Manning Avenue
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 240-4822

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.