Rep. Gary Drinkwater

State Representative, House District 27

Alton, Argyle Township, Corinth, Hudson, Milford, and part of Bradford

Representative Gary Drinkwater of Milford is currently serving his third term representing House District 121, which includes the towns of Alton, Argyle Township, Corinth, Hudson, and Milford.  He serves on both the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Labor and Housing, and the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Rep. Drinkwater served six years as Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  Gary also served as the Chair of the Selectboard for the Town of Milford and as Chair of the School Board. He is the owner and operator of Drinkwater’s Auto Sales in his hometown. 

Gary is a member of the National Rifle Association.

Member News

Limiting natural gas and propane makes no sense

Maine has a history of storms that knock out power. During the storm of 1998, my family was without power for several days. That required me to purchase a gas-powered generator. Since that fateful week, a lot of Maine folks have purchased a propane-fueled generator to avoid ethanol fuel fouling the carburetor.  Years ago, the…

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Letter: Children should not be denied an education

Appeared in the Bangor Daily News October 15, 2023 I have grave concerns about Maine children that are currently being kept from public school due to their vaccination status. Over the course of the last five years and three legislative sessions, I witnessed hundreds of parents testifying that their children would be barred from school…

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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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Bill to address school bus driver shortage to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Gary Drinkwater (R-Milford) announced today that his bill to address Maine’s school bus driver shortage will have a Public Hearing Thursday. “There is a long-standing, statewide school bus driver shortage in Maine that is getting worse,” said Rep. Drinkwater. “After hearing from diverse communities that include Fort Kent, St. Agatha, Frenchville, Madawaska,…

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Legislation

LD 51 (HP26) An Act to Restore Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to Immunization Requirements LD 69 (HP44) An Act to Improve Electrical Supply Cost Transparency LD 139 (HP85) An Act to Increase the Liability of Parents and Legal Guardians for Damage by Children LD 140 (HP86) An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Right…

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Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 356-8198

Email: Gary.Drinkwater@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
38 Emerald Drive, Milford, ME 04461

Legislative Service

House: 129, 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Rep. Gary Drinkwater

State Representative, House District 27

Alton, Argyle Township, Corinth, Hudson, Milford, and part of Bradford
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Representative Gary Drinkwater of Milford is currently serving his third term representing House District 121, which includes the towns of Alton, Argyle Township, Corinth, Hudson, and Milford.  He serves on both the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Labor and Housing, and the Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife.

Rep. Drinkwater served six years as Sergeant in the United States Air Force.  Gary also served as the Chair of the Selectboard for the Town of Milford and as Chair of the School Board. He is the owner and operator of Drinkwater’s Auto Sales in his hometown. 

Gary is a member of the National Rifle Association.

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 356-8198

Email: Gary.Drinkwater@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
38 Emerald Drive, Milford, ME 04461

Legislative Service

House: 129, 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Member News

Limiting natural gas and propane makes no sense

Maine has a history of storms that knock out power. During the storm of 1998, my family was without power for several days. That required me to purchase a gas-powered generator. Since that fateful week, a lot of Maine folks have purchased a propane-fueled generator to avoid ethanol fuel fouling the carburetor.  Years ago, the…

Read More...

Letter: Children should not be denied an education

Appeared in the Bangor Daily News October 15, 2023 I have grave concerns about Maine children that are currently being kept from public school due to their vaccination status. Over the course of the last five years and three legislative sessions, I witnessed hundreds of parents testifying that their children would be barred from school…

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...

Bill to address school bus driver shortage to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Gary Drinkwater (R-Milford) announced today that his bill to address Maine’s school bus driver shortage will have a Public Hearing Thursday. “There is a long-standing, statewide school bus driver shortage in Maine that is getting worse,” said Rep. Drinkwater. “After hearing from diverse communities that include Fort Kent, St. Agatha, Frenchville, Madawaska,…

Read More...

Legislation

LD 51 (HP26) An Act to Restore Religious and Philosophical Exemptions to Immunization Requirements LD 69 (HP44) An Act to Improve Electrical Supply Cost Transparency LD 139 (HP85) An Act to Increase the Liability of Parents and Legal Guardians for Damage by Children LD 140 (HP86) An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Right…

Read More...
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