Maine State Senator Andre Cushing of Penobscot County, representing Senate District 10

Senator Andre Cushing


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 10 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News



Most Recent Twitter Posts:

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Yesterday from Andre Cushing’s Twitter via Facebook

Committees of which Sen. Cushing is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 216: An Act To Amend the Charter of the Hampden Water District
  • LD 290: An Act To Refund the Sales Tax Paid on Fuel Used in Commercial Agricultural Production and Commercial Wood Harvesting
  • LD 291: An Act To Allow the Hunting of Small Game Animals with a Slingshot
  • LD 433: An Act To Clarify the Liability of Funeral Practitioners
  • LD 434: An Act To Promote Equity in the Joint and Several Liability Law in Maine
  • LD 586: An Act To Amend the Maine Economic Development Venture Capital Revolving Investment Program
  • LD 587: An Act Regarding Contract Indemnification
  • LD 596: An Act To Allow for the Purchase and Use of Specialty Racing Fuel in Maine
  • LD 809: An Act Regarding Motor Vehicle Inspection Program Requirements
  • LD 810: An Act To Allow the Synchronization of Prescriptions
  • LD 811: An Act To Benefit Senior Hunters
  • LD 862: An Act To Clarify Who May Authorize Repairs in a Burying Ground
  • LD 957: RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Provide for the Popular Election of the Attorney General, Secretary of State and Treasurer of State
  • LD 970: An Act Regarding Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Requirements
  • LD 1008: An Act To Extend Options for Publicly Funded Projects
  • LD 1009: An Act To Benefit the Education of Denturism Students
  • LD 1010: An Act To Afford Public Employers Flexibility To Achieve Efficiency and Quality in Management
  • LD 1011: An Act To Address Drug Testing in the Workplace and the Effect of Approved Substances on Current Drug Policy
  • LD 1109: An Act To Facilitate the Completion of Training by Certain Cosmetology Students
  • LD 1110: An Act To Modernize Road User Fees
  • LD 1117: An Act To Clarify the Policy for Withdrawal of Life Support from Minors
  • LD 1119: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Filing of Wage Statements by Employers and To Clarify the Statute of Limitations under the Maine Workers’ Compensation Act of 1992
  • LD 1138: An Act Regarding Municipal Reporting of Statewide Elections
  • LD 1194: An Act To Allow Municipalities To Contract with and Dispose of Waste, including Residue, in State-owned Solid Waste Disposal Facilities, as Allowed under a Facility License, To Ensure Compliance with the Solid Waste Management Hierarchy
  • LD 1195: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing Workers’ Compensation
  • LD 1201: An Act To Standardize and Simplify the Process for Employers To Have a Drug-free Workplace Policy
  • LD 1204: An Act To Increase Recycling and Composting by Creating the Maine Recycling Fund
  • LD 1328: An Act To Clarify the Ownership of and Access to Ancient and Family Burying Grounds
  • LD 1353: An Act To Prohibit Mandatory Membership in a Union or Payment of Agency Fees as a Condition of Employment
  • LD 1361: An Act To Promote Minimum Wage Consistency
  • LD 1364: An Act To Expand Opportunities for Economic Development in Maine
  • LD 1405: An Act To Amend the Licensing Laws of the Maine Fuel Board
  • LD 1431: An Act To Help Facilitate New Career Opportunities and Attract Major Private Investment
  • LD 1530: An Act To Exempt MaineCare Appendix C Private Nonmedical Institutions from the Service Provider Tax
  • LD 1553: An Act To Improve the Workers’ Compensation System
  • LD 1572: An Act To Ensure Nondiscrimination against Gun Owners in Public Housing
  • LD 1646: An Act To Prevent Opiate Abuse by Strengthening the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program
  • LD 1663: An Act To Promote Recruitment and Retention of State Employees
  • LD 1695: An Act To Raise the Minimum Wage Incrementally to $10 Per Hour in 2020
  • LD 1702: An Act To Fund Agreements with Bargaining Units for Certain Executive Branch Employees

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 10 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Senator Cushing 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 Senate District 10:


Percent of District 10 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of Senate District 10:


Dependency Ratio in District 10:

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 Senate District 10:


Campaign Finance Data for Sen. Cushing in the 2014 Election Cycle

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

Source of Campaign Contributions for Sen. Cushing: 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 Sen. Cushing: 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 Sen. Cushing: What Kind of Contributor?

Incorporated Groups (Businesses, Non-Profit Organizations, Political Action Committees, Party Committees, and other unregistered political groups) directly contributing to Sen. Cushing in the 2013-2014 election cycle:

Senator Cushing is a registered officer of the Maine Senate Republican Majority, a “leadership PAC” that collects contributions from outside sources and sends them on to Maine state legislative candidates and political party groups. The Maine Senate Republican Majority led by Sen. Cushing received campaign contributions from the following sources in the 2014 election cycle:

Senator Cushing is a registered officer of the RESPECT MAINE, a “leadership PAC” that collects contributions from outside sources and sends them on to Maine state legislative candidates and political party groups. The RESPECT MAINE led by Sen. Cushing received campaign contributions from the following sources in the 2014 election cycle:


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Senator Cushing:


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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