Rep. Jennifer Poirier

State Representative, House District 70

Skowhegan

Representative Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan is currently serving her second term representing House District 70, which is the town of Skowhegan.  She serves on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary as the Ranking Member. 

Rep. Poirier studied Business Management at Thomas College.  She is a Community Living Coordinator for adults with intellectual disabilities. She served on the MSAD 54 school board for 12 years. She has been deeply involved in her community for over 25 years. Many constituents may know her from organizing many fundraisers for the animal shelter and food cupboard.

Jen and her husband, Sean, have seven sons.  In her spare time, Jen enjoys being outdoors, fly fishing, hunting, hiking, kayaking, going to camp, and enjoying time with her friends, family, and pets.

Member News

Maine’s housing situation changed drastically in 5 years

Generous welfare benefits and the Governor’s call for 75,000 “new Mainers” have fueled the crisis This is Representative Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan with the Weekly Republican Address.  In 2019, before Governor Mills’ pandemic lockdown, housing was affordable and home ownership was within reach of the average working family. A young couple with decent jobs could…

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Why I spoke out on tribal judicial issues

Bangor Daily News by Opinion Contributor Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan represents District 70 in the Maine House of Representatives. In a May 9 column titled, “Harmful misinformation can’t distract from tribal progress in Maine,” Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis and Ambassador Maulian Bryant said that my floor speech for LD 2007, An Act to Advance Self-determination for Wabanaki Nations,…

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Bill to ensure parental control over their children’s upbringing and education to have Public Hearing

Seeks to ensure that the state does not take control away from parents STATE HOUSE– Rep. Jennifer Poirier (R-Skowhegan) has introduced a bill to ensure that parents have control over the upbringing and education of their children. LD 1953 – RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Establish a Parental Bill of…

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LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ENDORSES REPUBLICAN CAUCUS PROPOSAL TO INCREASE PUBLIC DEFENSE FUNDING

Members of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee vote unanimously to increase the funding proposed in the Governor’s supplemental budget from $1 million to $6 million STATEHOUSE – In a 14-0 unanimous vote, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee endorsed a proposal by legislative Republicans on Thursday to increase the funding for the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services…

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Rep. Poirier

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 399-9784

Email: Jennifer.Poirier@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
78 Palmer Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Legislative Service

House: 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Rep. Jennifer Poirier

State Representative, House District 70

Skowhegan
Rep. Poirier

Representative Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan is currently serving her second term representing House District 70, which is the town of Skowhegan.  She serves on the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary as the Ranking Member. 

Rep. Poirier studied Business Management at Thomas College.  She is a Community Living Coordinator for adults with intellectual disabilities. She served on the MSAD 54 school board for 12 years. She has been deeply involved in her community for over 25 years. Many constituents may know her from organizing many fundraisers for the animal shelter and food cupboard.

Jen and her husband, Sean, have seven sons.  In her spare time, Jen enjoys being outdoors, fly fishing, hunting, hiking, kayaking, going to camp, and enjoying time with her friends, family, and pets.

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (207) 399-9784

Email: Jennifer.Poirier@legislature.maine.gov

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

Home Address:
78 Palmer Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976

Legislative Service

House: 130, 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Member News

Maine’s housing situation changed drastically in 5 years

Generous welfare benefits and the Governor’s call for 75,000 “new Mainers” have fueled the crisis This is Representative Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan with the Weekly Republican Address.  In 2019, before Governor Mills’ pandemic lockdown, housing was affordable and home ownership was within reach of the average working family. A young couple with decent jobs could…

Read More...

Why I spoke out on tribal judicial issues

Bangor Daily News by Opinion Contributor Jennifer Poirier of Skowhegan represents District 70 in the Maine House of Representatives. In a May 9 column titled, “Harmful misinformation can’t distract from tribal progress in Maine,” Penobscot Nation Chief Kirk Francis and Ambassador Maulian Bryant said that my floor speech for LD 2007, An Act to Advance Self-determination for Wabanaki Nations,…

Read More...

Bill to ensure parental control over their children’s upbringing and education to have Public Hearing

Seeks to ensure that the state does not take control away from parents STATE HOUSE– Rep. Jennifer Poirier (R-Skowhegan) has introduced a bill to ensure that parents have control over the upbringing and education of their children. LD 1953 – RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Establish a Parental Bill of…

Read More...

LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ENDORSES REPUBLICAN CAUCUS PROPOSAL TO INCREASE PUBLIC DEFENSE FUNDING

Members of the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee vote unanimously to increase the funding proposed in the Governor’s supplemental budget from $1 million to $6 million STATEHOUSE – In a 14-0 unanimous vote, the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee endorsed a proposal by legislative Republicans on Thursday to increase the funding for the Maine Commission on Indigent Legal Services…

Read More...
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