Anne M. Carney, Maine Senate 29 – Portland Press Herald – pressherald.com

5October 2020

Social media accounts!.?.!www.anneformaine.com!.?.!@anneformaine!.?.! Occupation:
Maine State Representative

Education:
University of Maine School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1990; Harvard University, Master of Theological Research Studies, 1987; Haverford College, B.A., 1984

Neighborhood Organizations:
Bike Coalition of Maine, Member
Cape Diversity Union, Member
Cape Elizabeth Land Trust, Advisory Board Member
South Portland Land Trust, Member

Personal info (hobbies, etc.):
I delight in walking in the parks and protects throughout our neighborhood, cycling from Bug Light to Prouts Neck and points beyond, and canning local produce, particularly this time of year.

Household status:
I’m wed to David Wennberg, and we have three adult kids– Lily, Rosie and Paul.

Years in the Legislature: 2018-present

Committee tasks (if chosen):
Currently I serve on the Labor and Real Estate Committee. In addition to advancing this committee, I have an interest in serving on Environment and Natural Resources, Health and Human Being Solutions, or in another function that satisfies the requirements of the Legislature.

Q&A 1&)

Are you pleased with the state’s action to the COVID-19 pandemic? If yes, why? If not, what do you believe must be done instead?Gov. Mills’management
and Mainers’ commitment to social distancing and mask using keeps our infection rate low. We need to work more difficult to get rid of variations in infection rates and economic effects. 2)As the state tries to stabilize its approaching spending plan in

light of the reduction in tax profits due to the fact that of the pandemic, how would you reduce expenditures or increase revenues?The guv put in location cost-saving procedures that maintain the critical services Mainers depend on.
I would continue those measures and favor increasing income through promo of economic healing. 3 )How does acting as a local politician in your particular party line up with the larger goals of that party?My legal work lines up with the top priorities of District 29: cost effective healthcare; financial chance and security for Mainers; quality public education; and securing our environment. 4)What do you believe is the most important matter that pertains to the next generation of Mainers who might be electing the first time?This generation is strongly promoting for environment modification mitigation and racial justice. The urgency of youths is warranted; it is they who will suffer the best harm if we do not act now. 5 )Are you irritated by the political sniping, exaggeration and even lies in between the parties and their supporters that have threatened development normally reached through regard and reasoned compromise? If so, what will you personally do to make the scenario better?I am determined

to conquer partisan divisiveness. My commitment to listen, consider all points of view, and compromise has actually improved the expenses I’ve proposed and assisted see them through to become law. 6 )If you are chosen, exists anything in particular that you hope to accomplish?
And briefly, why?I will offer Maine children access to treatment by expanding our Children’s Medical insurance Program to use all federal matching funds, improve health, and provide monetary security to families.

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