Rep. Austin Theriault

State Representative, House District 1

Western Aroostook County

Representative Austin Theriault of Fort Kent is serving his first term, representing District 1, which includes the St. John Valley and Western Aroostook.  He currently serves the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Transportation.

Rep. Theriault is currently pursuing his secondary education at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.  This after an accomplished NASCAR racing career spanning from 2014-2019.  Austin currently owns a small motorsports business with locations in Maine and North Carolina. The company specializes in driver development, management, and performance optimization. 

Austin is a member of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and is a Federal Aviation Administration certified pilot.  Austin enjoys outdoor activities as well as supporting charitable causes, around our military service members, and people dealing with chronic health conditions.

Rep. Theriault is a graduate of Fort Kent Community High School and credits the education he received as giving him the confidence to pursue his career goals. 

Member News

Rep. Theriault: Reject Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

AUGUSTA — Former NASCAR driver and Transportation Committee member Rep. Austin Theriault (R-Fort Kent) today urged Maine regulators to reject a proposed ban on sales of gas powered vehicles. The ban is scheduled to be considered this morning by the Maine Board of Environmental Protection. “The government forcing Mainers to buy electric vehicles will hurt Maine’s…

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DEP to Hold Hearing on Adopting California Rules Limiting Gas-Powered Cars and Trucks

Rules move toward elimination of gas-powered cars and trucks through forced electric vehicle purchases AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing at the Augusta Civic Center August 17 at 9 a.m. to take public comment on a proposed rule that would move toward the elimination of gas-powered vehicles….

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Bill to provide property tax relief to Maine citizens, especially those struggling to pay their bills to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Austin Theriault (R-Fort Kent) announced today that his bill to give property tax relief to Mainers, especially homeowners that are most impacted by rising prices, will have a Public Hearing Wednesday. LD 1202 – “An Act to Increase the Homestead Exemption to $50,000,” increases the property tax exemption for homesteads from $25,000…

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Legislation

LD 172 (HP113) An Act to Allow Health Care Workers to Return to Work by Reinstating Exemptions from Immunization Requirements LD 203 (SP103) An Act to Exempt Certain Motor Vehicle Dealers from Display Area Size Requirements LD 220 (HP141) An Act to Support Maine’s Potato Farmers and Processors LD 222 (HP143) An Act to Require…

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Aroostook House Delegation Statement on Energy Assistance

“The state needs to address the serious problem of heating costs. In the short term, we can use over collected taxpayer funds to provide relief to people that are struggling to pay their bills. In the long-term, Maine energy policies need to be reviewed, eliminating policies that drive up costs. Aroostook is a county that…

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Rep. Theriault

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (704) 750-0806

Email:

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

Home Address:
P.O. Box 291, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Legislative Service

House: 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Rep. Austin Theriault

State Representative, House District 1

Western Aroostook County
Rep. Theriault

Representative Austin Theriault of Fort Kent is serving his first term, representing District 1, which includes the St. John Valley and Western Aroostook.  He currently serves the 131st Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Transportation.

Rep. Theriault is currently pursuing his secondary education at the University of Maine at Presque Isle.  This after an accomplished NASCAR racing career spanning from 2014-2019.  Austin currently owns a small motorsports business with locations in Maine and North Carolina. The company specializes in driver development, management, and performance optimization. 

Austin is a member of the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and is a Federal Aviation Administration certified pilot.  Austin enjoys outdoor activities as well as supporting charitable causes, around our military service members, and people dealing with chronic health conditions.

Rep. Theriault is a graduate of Fort Kent Community High School and credits the education he received as giving him the confidence to pursue his career goals. 

Contact Information

Legislative Office: (207) 287-1440

Home Office: (704) 750-0806

Email:

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

Home Address:
P.O. Box 291, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Legislative Service

House: 131

Committee Assignment(s)

Member News

Rep. Theriault: Reject Gas-Powered Vehicle Ban

AUGUSTA — Former NASCAR driver and Transportation Committee member Rep. Austin Theriault (R-Fort Kent) today urged Maine regulators to reject a proposed ban on sales of gas powered vehicles. The ban is scheduled to be considered this morning by the Maine Board of Environmental Protection. “The government forcing Mainers to buy electric vehicles will hurt Maine’s…

Read More...

DEP to Hold Hearing on Adopting California Rules Limiting Gas-Powered Cars and Trucks

Rules move toward elimination of gas-powered cars and trucks through forced electric vehicle purchases AUGUSTA – The Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public hearing at the Augusta Civic Center August 17 at 9 a.m. to take public comment on a proposed rule that would move toward the elimination of gas-powered vehicles….

Read More...

Bill to provide property tax relief to Maine citizens, especially those struggling to pay their bills to have Public Hearing

STATE HOUSE– Rep. Austin Theriault (R-Fort Kent) announced today that his bill to give property tax relief to Mainers, especially homeowners that are most impacted by rising prices, will have a Public Hearing Wednesday. LD 1202 – “An Act to Increase the Homestead Exemption to $50,000,” increases the property tax exemption for homesteads from $25,000…

Read More...

Legislation

LD 172 (HP113) An Act to Allow Health Care Workers to Return to Work by Reinstating Exemptions from Immunization Requirements LD 203 (SP103) An Act to Exempt Certain Motor Vehicle Dealers from Display Area Size Requirements LD 220 (HP141) An Act to Support Maine’s Potato Farmers and Processors LD 222 (HP143) An Act to Require…

Read More...

Aroostook House Delegation Statement on Energy Assistance

“The state needs to address the serious problem of heating costs. In the short term, we can use over collected taxpayer funds to provide relief to people that are struggling to pay their bills. In the long-term, Maine energy policies need to be reviewed, eliminating policies that drive up costs. Aroostook is a county that…

Read More...
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