- Party: Democratic
- House District: 43
- Mailing Address: 45 Allison Avenue, Portland ME 4103
- Phone: (207) 797-6341
- E-mail: Mark.Dion@legislature.maine.gov
- Rep. Dion’s campaign finance report
- Twitter: medmjlaw
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Committees of which Rep. Dion is a member:
- LD 200: Resolve, Regarding Legislative Review of Portions of Chapter 895: Underground Facility Damage Prevention Requirements, a Major Substantive Rule of the Public Utilities Commission
- LD 339: An Act To Clarify That the Telephone Number 9-1-1 Is the Primary Number Advertised or Promoted for Emergency Response Services
- LD 340: An Act To Repeal the Sunset of the Green Power Offer
- LD 342: An Act To Reduce the E-9-1-1 Surcharge
- LD 415: An Act To Promote the Safe Use and Sale of Firearms
- LD 416: An Act To Provide for Direct Appeals under the Maine Juvenile Code to the Supreme Judicial Court
- LD 420: An Act To Amend the Law Regarding Filing Fees for Proposed Transmission Line Projects
- LD 710: An Act Providing a Good Samaritan Defense to Individuals Reporting a Drug Overdose
- LD 951: An Act To Restore Judicial Discretion in the Administration of Fines
- LD 1029: An Act To Improve Maine’s Juvenile Justice System
- LD 1030: An Act To Better Coordinate the Work of Mental Health Crisis Agencies with Law Enforcement Agencies
- LD 1100: An Act To Expand Options for the Prevention of Domestic Violence
- LD 1349: An Act To Establish the Office of the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Human Services
- LD 1401: An Act To Allow for and Regulate the Adult Use of Cannabis
- LD 1488: An Act To Establish the Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Program in Maine
- LD 1513: An Act To Clarify Laws Relating to Affiliate Ownership of Electric Generation
- LD 1649: An Act To Modernize Maine’s Solar Power Policy and Encourage Economic Development
- LD 1651: An Act To Exempt Certain Natural Gas Consumers from an Assessment and To Extend a Moratorium on Assessments for Other Large-volume Consumers of Natural Gas
Bill Cosponsorship Partners
Every legislator works more often with some colleagues than with others. The following are the ten fellow legislators with whom Rep. Dion has cosponsored legislation most often in the 127th Legislature:
- Sen. Bill Diamond: 12 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. Stanley Gerzofsky: 12 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. Roger Katz: 10 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. David Woodsome: 10 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Rep. Jeffrey McCabe: 10 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. Catherine Breen: 9 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. Anne Haskell: 9 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Rep. Larry Dunphy: 8 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Rep. John Martin: 8 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
- Sen. Nathan Libby: 8 bills cosponsored with Rep. Dion.
District 43 in Context
Understanding the political actions of Representative Dion 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 43:
Percent of District 43 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:
Educational Attainment of the Residents of House District 43:
Dependency Ratio in District 43:
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 43:
Campaign Finance Data for Rep. Dion in the 2014 Election Cycle
(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):
Source of Campaign Contributions for Rep. Dion: 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. Dion: 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. Dion: What Kind of Contributor?
Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Rep. Dion in the 2013-2014 election cycle:
Representative Dion is a registered officer of the DION FOR MAINE, a “leadership PAC” that collects contributions from outside sources and sends them on to Maine state legislative candidates and political party groups. The DION FOR MAINE led by Rep. Dion received campaign contributions from the following sources in the 2014 election cycle:
- Altria Client Services — 375.00 dollars
- Anheuser Busch — 250.00 dollars
- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield — 500.00 dollars
- Central Maine Power Company — 250.00 dollars
- Comcast — 250.00 dollars
- Eaton Peabody Attorneys At Law — 100.00 dollars
- Enterprise Holdings Inc. — 500.00 dollars
- Fairpoint Communications — 250.00 dollars
- Howe Cahill & Company — 50.00 dollars
- LogistiCare Solutions LLC — 250.00 dollars
- Maine Beer and Wine Wholesalers Association — 500.00 dollars
- MAINE DENTAL PAC — 250.00 dollars
- MAINE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PAC — 250.00 dollars
- MERCK — 250.00 dollars
- MillerCoors — 1000.00 dollars
- Molina Healthcare Inc — 500.00 dollars
- N.A.S.W. PACE MAINE CHAPTER — 50.00 dollars
- Pfizer Inc. — 350.00 dollars
- PHRMA — 250.00 dollars
- RESTAURANTEURS FOR A STRONG MAINE ECONOMY — 50.00 dollars
- RETAIL MAINE PAC — 300.00 dollars
- Spectra Energy — 500.00 dollars
- Spectrum Medical Group — 250.00 dollars
- THE BERNSTEIN SHUR GROUP — 500.00 dollars
- The Nestle Waters North America Inc. PAC — 100.00 dollars
- TIME WARNER CABLE – MAINE POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE — 500.00 dollars
- Verrill Dana LLP — 250.00 dollars
- Visa — 250.00 dollars
- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. — 500.00 dollars
- Waste Management — 250.00 dollars
In The News…
Recent news stories featuring Representative Dion:
- Kennebec Journal: Maine biomass bailout would tap $13.4 million in public funds
- Kennebec Journal: After closed-door meeting, LePage administration says National Guard to aid in fight against heroin trade
- Portland Press Herald: Bill would ban jailing of poor over unpaid fines
- Portland Press Herald: New effort to legalize pot for personal use in Maine rekindles old debate
- Kennebec Journal: LePage aide makes case for timber harvest to heat homes
- Portland Press Herald: LePage nominates economist from Tennessee for PUC seat
- Portland Press Herald: Support erodes in Legislature to change how questions get on ballot
- Portland Press Herald: Solar power bill hits bumpy road in legislative hearing
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