Maine State Senator Roger Katz of Kennebec County, representing Senate District 15

Senator Roger Katz


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 15 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News


Committees of which Sen. Katz is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 113: An Act To Reduce the Penalties for Certain Drug Offenses
  • LD 114: Resolve, Authorizing the Bureau of General Services To Sell Certain Property to Kennebec County
  • LD 115: Resolve, To Name Interstate 295 from Scarborough to West Gardiner the Richard A. Coleman Highway
  • LD 185: An Act To Prohibit the Use of a Mobile Telephone When Operating a Motor Vehicle Except in Hands-free Mode
  • LD 450: An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding the Fund for the Efficient Delivery of Local and Regional Services
  • LD 451: An Act To Improve Disclosure Procedures
  • LD 452: An Act To Require a Work Search for Job-ready Applicants for Benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
  • LD 453: An Act To Authorize a General Fund Bond Issue To Upgrade and Replace Infrastructure of the Maine Public Broadcasting Corporation
  • LD 454: An Act To Enact the Student Information Privacy Act
  • LD 526: Resolve, To Require the Department of Health and Human Services To Request a Waiver To Prohibit the Use of Food Supplement Benefits for the Purchase of Taxable Food Items
  • LD 731: An Act To Increase Compensation for Active Retired Judges
  • LD 744: An Act To Permit Unenrolled Voters To Cast Ballots in Primary Elections
  • LD 779: An Act To Increase the Minimum Population Requirement for a Municipality in Which the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations May Locate an Additional Agency Liquor Store
  • LD 929: An Act Relative to the Escheat of United States Savings Bonds
  • LD 932: An Act To Designate a Sales Tax Holiday
  • LD 969: An Act To Preserve Jobs and Primary Care Services in Rural and Underserved Areas of Maine
  • LD 1006: An Act To Prevent Beneficiaries under the Statewide Food Supplement Program from Carrying Forward Unused Benefit Amounts
  • LD 1130: An Act To Clarify the Use of Lawyer’s Trust Account Funds When the Owner Is Not Known or Cannot Be Located
  • LD 1136: An Act To Amend the Maine Business Corporation Act
  • LD 1137: An Act To Promote Reemployment of Unemployed Workers
  • LD 1240: An Act To Phase Out the Payment of Subminimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities
  • LD 1241: An Act To Increase Government Efficiency
  • LD 1270: An Act Regarding Patient-directed Care at the End of Life
  • LD 1378: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Issuance of Bonds and To Effectuate the Issuance of Bonds To Support Maine’s Natural Resource-based Economy
  • LD 1404: Resolve, Directing the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation To Conduct a Sunrise Review of the Proposal To License Court Reporters and Legal Recorders
  • LD 1524: An Act To Update the Laws Governing the Maine Veterans’ Homes
  • LD 1560: An Act To Strengthen Intragovernment Communication
  • LD 1561: An Act To Reauthorize Certain Land for Maine’s Future Bonds and To Facilitate the Issuance of Those Bonds
  • LD 1645: An Act To Address Employee Recruitment and Retention Issues at State Mental Health Institutions
  • LD 1648: An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Controlled Substances Prescription Monitoring Program and To Review Limits on the Prescription of Controlled Substances

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 15 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Senator Katz 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 Senate District 15:


Percent of District 15 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of Senate District 15:


Dependency Ratio in District 15:

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 15:


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

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

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

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

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


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Senator Katz:


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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