Rep. Barbara Bagshaw

State Representative, House District 106

Windham (Part)

Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham is currently serving her first term in the Maine House for District 106, part of Windham.  She serves the 131st Legislature’s joint standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.

Barbara served 10 years as president of an arts nonprofit organization, and 25 years teaching students of all ages (elementary through college). She has traveled to 24 countries as an international speaker and relief worker. Rep. Bagshaw has worked at a local food pantry, assisted the homeless, and participated in various community services.

Teaching and the arts are Barbara’s passions, as well as serving communities locally and abroad.

Member News

BEP takes a U-turn on EV

Extremists trying to turn Maine into California suffered a major setback this past week when the Board of Environmental Protection reversed its initial vote to adopt the electric vehicle sales mandate known as the “California Rule” and voted 4-2 to cease rulemaking on the controversial measure. Had it been adopted by the seven-member, unelected board,…

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Address existing needs instead of creating new ones

Almost midway through the legislative session it appears that little will be done to address rising prices, lower our electric bills or allow workers to keep more of what they earn. What’s more, Democrat leadership has refused to even consider bills that would stop the move toward “California Rules” that will eliminate gas powered vehicles….

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Unelected bureaucrats are restricting our freedoms

Appeared in The Windham Eagle and the Lakes Region Weekly It doesn’t take a return to lockdowns, business closures, mandated vaccinations, and firing of health care workers during COVID to see our steady march toward authoritarianism. Unelected bureaucrats trying to take away your right to choose a political candidate and what kind of car we…

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Maine appears to be moving toward eliminating gas powered vehicles?

Maine citizens have a right to make informed decisions on issues that affect their everyday lives.  This should apply to everything from educating their children to what kind of car they purchase. Unfortunately, those in control seem intent on limiting our choices and directing our tax dollars towards causes and groups that keep them in…

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Legislature had a chance to help struggling families and it failed them

This column was published by the Windham Eagle on September 15, 2023 I went to Augusta to try and make life easier for my constituents and the citizens of Maine. The cost of living in Maine has gone up dramatically since January 2021. According to the U.S Congress Joint Economic Committee, it costs the average…

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Rep. Barbara Bagshaw takes part in Windham Naturalization Ceremony

“I am so pleased have been a part of the Naturalization Ceremony held at the Windham Veterans Center,” said Rep. Bagshaw. “This is a country of immigrants seeking a better life. I praise those who took the time and effort to learn about our country and culture in order to strengthen the United States as…

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Republicans propose $400 million in tax relief for Maine taxpayers, focused toward low-to middle income earners  

Democrats rammed through a budget that covers all current services for the next two years. There is plenty of money left over to be returned to the people back home This is Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. The Revenue Forecasting Committee met today and updated, preliminary revenue projections will…

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Bills to reinstate Covid-19 vaccine exemptions to be heard on “Medical Freedom” Day

STATE HOUSE – The Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs is scheduled to hold Public Hearings on six bills on, what is being billed by supporters as, “Medical Freedom Day” at the Legislature. Collectively, they propose to ensure access to education for all students by reinstating religious and philosophical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines…

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UMaine System Must Acknowledge Current Science, Drop Student Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Publicly-funded University System should follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System now that the negative impacts of the policy on learning, health, and enrollment are becoming all too clear  STATE HOUSE – Education Committee Republicans today are calling on Maine’s publicly-funded University of Maine System to follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System…

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Public involvement is crucial to making Maine a better place  

This is Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. The 131st Legislature is underway, with over 2,200 bills being introduced and referred to the legislative committees that will schedule public hearings and issue recommendations to the full legislature.  Over the course of the next several months, the legislature will be developing…

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Rep. Bagshaw

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: 207-310-0051

Email: Barbara.Bagshaw@Legislature.Maine.Gov

Legislative Address:
2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

Home Address:
20 Plummer Road, Windham, ME 04062

Legislative Service

House: 131st

Committee Assignment(s)

Rep. Barbara Bagshaw

State Representative, House District 106

Windham (Part)
Rep. Bagshaw

Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham is currently serving her first term in the Maine House for District 106, part of Windham.  She serves the 131st Legislature’s joint standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs.

Barbara served 10 years as president of an arts nonprofit organization, and 25 years teaching students of all ages (elementary through college). She has traveled to 24 countries as an international speaker and relief worker. Rep. Bagshaw has worked at a local food pantry, assisted the homeless, and participated in various community services.

Teaching and the arts are Barbara’s passions, as well as serving communities locally and abroad.

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: 207-310-0051

Email: Barbara.Bagshaw@Legislature.Maine.Gov

Legislative Address:
2 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04330

Home Address:
20 Plummer Road, Windham, ME 04062

Legislative Service

House: 131st

Committee Assignment(s)

Member News

BEP takes a U-turn on EV

Extremists trying to turn Maine into California suffered a major setback this past week when the Board of Environmental Protection reversed its initial vote to adopt the electric vehicle sales mandate known as the “California Rule” and voted 4-2 to cease rulemaking on the controversial measure. Had it been adopted by the seven-member, unelected board,…

Read More...

Address existing needs instead of creating new ones

Almost midway through the legislative session it appears that little will be done to address rising prices, lower our electric bills or allow workers to keep more of what they earn. What’s more, Democrat leadership has refused to even consider bills that would stop the move toward “California Rules” that will eliminate gas powered vehicles….

Read More...

Unelected bureaucrats are restricting our freedoms

Appeared in The Windham Eagle and the Lakes Region Weekly It doesn’t take a return to lockdowns, business closures, mandated vaccinations, and firing of health care workers during COVID to see our steady march toward authoritarianism. Unelected bureaucrats trying to take away your right to choose a political candidate and what kind of car we…

Read More...

Maine appears to be moving toward eliminating gas powered vehicles?

Maine citizens have a right to make informed decisions on issues that affect their everyday lives.  This should apply to everything from educating their children to what kind of car they purchase. Unfortunately, those in control seem intent on limiting our choices and directing our tax dollars towards causes and groups that keep them in…

Read More...

Legislature had a chance to help struggling families and it failed them

This column was published by the Windham Eagle on September 15, 2023 I went to Augusta to try and make life easier for my constituents and the citizens of Maine. The cost of living in Maine has gone up dramatically since January 2021. According to the U.S Congress Joint Economic Committee, it costs the average…

Read More...

Rep. Barbara Bagshaw takes part in Windham Naturalization Ceremony

“I am so pleased have been a part of the Naturalization Ceremony held at the Windham Veterans Center,” said Rep. Bagshaw. “This is a country of immigrants seeking a better life. I praise those who took the time and effort to learn about our country and culture in order to strengthen the United States as…

Read More...

Republicans propose $400 million in tax relief for Maine taxpayers, focused toward low-to middle income earners  

Democrats rammed through a budget that covers all current services for the next two years. There is plenty of money left over to be returned to the people back home This is Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. The Revenue Forecasting Committee met today and updated, preliminary revenue projections will…

Read More...

Bills to reinstate Covid-19 vaccine exemptions to be heard on “Medical Freedom” Day

STATE HOUSE – The Joint Standing Committee on Education and Cultural Affairs is scheduled to hold Public Hearings on six bills on, what is being billed by supporters as, “Medical Freedom Day” at the Legislature. Collectively, they propose to ensure access to education for all students by reinstating religious and philosophical exemptions for COVID-19 vaccines…

Read More...

UMaine System Must Acknowledge Current Science, Drop Student Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Publicly-funded University System should follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System now that the negative impacts of the policy on learning, health, and enrollment are becoming all too clear  STATE HOUSE – Education Committee Republicans today are calling on Maine’s publicly-funded University of Maine System to follow the lead of Maine’s Community College System…

Read More...

Public involvement is crucial to making Maine a better place  

This is Representative Barbara Bagshaw of Windham with the Weekly Republican Radio Address. The 131st Legislature is underway, with over 2,200 bills being introduced and referred to the legislative committees that will schedule public hearings and issue recommendations to the full legislature.  Over the course of the next several months, the legislature will be developing…

Read More...
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