Rep. Kathy Javner

State Representative, House District 29

Herseytown Township, Chester, East Millinocket, Long A Township, Medway, Millinocket, Mount Chase, North Penobscot, Patten, Woodville, Grindstone Township, and Soldiertown Township

Representative Kathy Javner of Chester is currently serving her third term representing House District 29, which includes the towns of Herseytown Township, Chester, East Millinocket, Long A Township, Medway, Millinocket, Mount Chase, North Penobscot, Patten, Woodville, Grindstone Township, and Soldiertown Township.  She is serving her third term on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services.

Rep. Javner learned cross-cultural studies and has spent her career as a teacher, development worker, and homemaker.  Her dad worked at the Lincoln Pulp and Paper mill for 30 years and she learned value of hard work from her parents. Kathy and her family returned to Maine in 2014 after living in West Africa for over ten years.

Kathy and her husband, Chris, have three children; Christopher, Sahara, and Katahdin.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and hiking.

Member News

HHS Committee Republicans: Statement on Speaker’s bill to expand MaineCare to cover noncitizens (LD 199)

“Committee Republicans are not opposed to legal immigration, the historical strength and backbone of this country. It is increasingly clear that Maine taxpayers cannot currently cover the cost for all existing entitlement programs and keep pace with our rising homeless population, opioid epidemic, and mental health crisis. The needs of Maine citizens should be our…

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Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman Annual Report

The Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman has released its annual report. The report raises several troubling issues, indicating that our child welfare system is falling short of its duty to protect children. The Ombudsman is one source of information available to policy makers, providing neutral objective assessment of concerns raised by individuals involved in child…

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Legislation

LD 101 (HP69) An Act to Return to the Former Owner Any Excess Funds Remaining After the Sale of Foreclosed Property LD 140 (HP86) An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Right to Counsel for Juveniles and Due Process for Juveniles LD 181 (SP85) Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to…

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Rep. Javner

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 290-1321

Email: Kathy.Javner@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
131 Pea Ridge Road, Chester, ME 04457

Legislative Service

House: 129, 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Rep. Kathy Javner

State Representative, House District 29

Herseytown Township, Chester, East Millinocket, Long A Township, Medway, Millinocket, Mount Chase, North Penobscot, Patten, Woodville, Grindstone Township, and Soldiertown Township
Rep. Javner

Representative Kathy Javner of Chester is currently serving her third term representing House District 29, which includes the towns of Herseytown Township, Chester, East Millinocket, Long A Township, Medway, Millinocket, Mount Chase, North Penobscot, Patten, Woodville, Grindstone Township, and Soldiertown Township.  She is serving her third term on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services.

Rep. Javner learned cross-cultural studies and has spent her career as a teacher, development worker, and homemaker.  Her dad worked at the Lincoln Pulp and Paper mill for 30 years and she learned value of hard work from her parents. Kathy and her family returned to Maine in 2014 after living in West Africa for over ten years.

Kathy and her husband, Chris, have three children; Christopher, Sahara, and Katahdin.  In her spare time, she enjoys reading and hiking.

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 290-1321

Email: Kathy.Javner@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
131 Pea Ridge Road, Chester, ME 04457

Legislative Service

House: 129, 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Member News

HHS Committee Republicans: Statement on Speaker’s bill to expand MaineCare to cover noncitizens (LD 199)

“Committee Republicans are not opposed to legal immigration, the historical strength and backbone of this country. It is increasingly clear that Maine taxpayers cannot currently cover the cost for all existing entitlement programs and keep pace with our rising homeless population, opioid epidemic, and mental health crisis. The needs of Maine citizens should be our…

Read More...

Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman Annual Report

The Maine Child Welfare Services Ombudsman has released its annual report. The report raises several troubling issues, indicating that our child welfare system is falling short of its duty to protect children. The Ombudsman is one source of information available to policy makers, providing neutral objective assessment of concerns raised by individuals involved in child…

Read More...

Legislation

LD 101 (HP69) An Act to Return to the Former Owner Any Excess Funds Remaining After the Sale of Foreclosed Property LD 140 (HP86) An Act to Amend the Laws Governing the Right to Counsel for Juveniles and Due Process for Juveniles LD 181 (SP85) Resolve, Directing the Department of Health and Human Services to…

Read More...
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