Note: Rep. Dana withdrew from the Maine State Legislature on May 26 in protest of relations between the state and sovereign tribes.
Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 153 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News
- Party: Unenrolled
- House District: 153
- Mailing Address: P. O. Box 130, Princeton ME 4668
- Phone: (207) 796-2301
- E-mail: Matthew.Dana@legislature.maine.gov
- Rep. Dana’s campaign finance report
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/matthew.i.dana
Committees of which Rep. Dana is a member:
- LD 239: An Act To Create a Permanent Wabanaki Law Enforcement Seat on the Board of Trustees of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy
- LD 574: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Membership of the Maine Commission on Domestic and Sexual Abuse
- LD 599: An Act To Direct the Department of Public Safety To Establish a Public Safety Answering Point for the Passamaquoddy Indian Reservation at Indian Township
- LD 993: Resolve, To Allow a Federally Recognized Indian Tribe To Conduct a Pilot Project in Hemp Cultivation
- LD 1094: An Act To Improve Tribal-state Relations
- LD 1262: An Act To Authorize Tribal-state Memoranda in the Eel and Elver Fisheries
Bill Cosponsorship Partners
Every legislator works more often with some colleagues than with others. The following are the ten fellow legislators with whom Rep. Dana has cosponsored legislation most often in the 127th Legislature:
- Rep. Henry Bear: 19 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. Wayne Mitchell: 9 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. Robert Alley: 9 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. Joyce Maker: 7 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Sen. David Burns: 7 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. William Tuell: 5 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. Ralph Chapman: 4 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Sen. Ronald Collins: 4 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Sen. Michael Willette: 4 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
- Rep. Gary Hilliard: 4 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dana.
District 153 in Context
Understanding the political actions of Representative Dana in full context requires some information about the district he represents. The charts and graphs you see below draw from the 2009-2013 cycle of the American Community Survey, an ongoing project of the U.S. Census Bureau. Graphs describe details about both the kinds of community to be found in a legislative district and the experiences of people who live there.
To find more information about the county, town, congressional district or state legislative district in which you live, you may access the American Community Survey through the Census Bureau’s American FactFinder web page.
Travel Time to Work in House District 153:
Percent of District 153 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:
Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 153:
Dependency Ratio in District 153:
Dependency ratio is a demographic term that refers to the number of people who are not of typical working age (0-14 or 65+ years old) for every 100 people who are of typical working age.
Sex Ratio: Number of Males per 100 Females in House District 153:
Campaign Finance Data for Rep. Dana in the 2014 Election Cycle
(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):
Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Dana: Inside or Outside his District?
Includes all contributions for which addresses are provided. Does not include Maine Clean Elections Act funds.)
Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Dana: Inside or Outside the State of Maine?
(Includes all contributions for which addresses are provided. Does not include Maine Clean Elections Act Funds)
Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Dana: What Kind of Contributor?
Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Rep. Dana in the 2013-2014 election cycle: None
In The News…
Recent news stories featuring Representative Dana:
- Portland Press Herald: Tribal representatives withdraw from Maine Legislature as rift with state grows
- Portland Press Herald: Maine tribes seek wider role in fishing regulation
- Kennebec Journal: SAD 54 residents argue over keeping the Indian mascot for school sports teams
- Portland Press Herald: Maine lawmakers turn down tribes’ plan to share in fish management
- Portland Press Herald: Maine House puts off vote on tribal fishing bill
- Portland Press Herald: Maine panel again puts off rule on tribal fishing pact
- Portland Press Herald: Bill stalls, but tribes still hope for deal on shared management of fisheries
- Portland Press Herald: Maine bill seeking tribe-state fishing pact fails to advance
This information was last updated on 2016-05-07.
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