Maine State Representative Henry John Bear of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians, representing House District 154

Representative Henry John Bear


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 154 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News


Committees of which Rep. Bear is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 245: An Act To Rename B Stream in Houlton as Captain Ambrose Bear Stream
  • LD 316: An Act To Provide a Waiver of Short-term Camping Fees at State-owned Parks, Camping Areas and Beaches for Members of Federally Recognized Indian Tribes in the State
  • LD 317: An Act To Recognize and Provide for the Right of Access for Members of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians To Certain Public Lands in Aroostook County for Traditional Uses
  • LD 553: An Act To Include a Representative of the Aroostook Band of Micmacs in the House of Representatives
  • LD 555: An Act To Distribute a Portion of Proceeds from the Oxford Casino to the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and the Aroostook Band of Micmacs
  • LD 888: An Act To Recognize and Provide for the Right To Hunt for Sustenance in Aroostook County for Maliseet and Micmac Tribal Members and Disabled Veterans
  • LD 893: RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to Article X of the Constitution of Maine Regarding the Publication of Maine Indian Treaty Obligations
  • LD 1066: An Act To Provide for the Licensing of a Casino Owned by the Maliseet Tribal Government on Tribal Lands in Aroostook County
  • LD 1297: An Act To Amend Marine Resources Licensing Restrictions for Wabanaki Tribal Members

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

Every legislator works more often with some colleagues than with others. The following are the ten fellow legislators with whom Rep. Bear has cosponsored legislation most often in the 127th Legislature:

District 154 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Representative Bear 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.

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Travel Time to Work in House District 154:


Percent of District 154 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 154:


Dependency Ratio in District 154:

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 154:


Campaign Finance Data for Rep. Bear in the 2014 Election Cycle

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Bear: 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. Bear: 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. Bear: What Kind of Contributor?

Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Rep. Bear in the 2013-2014 election cycle: None


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Representative Bear:


This information was last updated on 2016-05-07.

The Open Maine Politics website is in a beta release and results should be checked against current data at the the official website of the Maine State Legislature.

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