Maine State Senator Thomas Saviello of Franklin County, representing Senate District 17

Senator Thomas Saviello


Contact Information | Committees | Sponsored Bills | Bill Cosponsorship Partners | District 17 in Context | Campaign Finance Profile | In The News


Committees of which Sen. Saviello is a member:

Sponsored Bills:

  • LD 40: An Act To Protect Maine’s Great Ponds
  • LD 41: An Act To Require the Inspection of Certain Vehicles Used To Transport Members of the General Public
  • LD 42: An Act To Increase Funding for Instruction within the University of Maine System
  • LD 85: An Act To Prohibit Synthetic Plastic Microbeads in Personal Care Products and Over-the-counter Drugs
  • LD 189: An Act To Prohibit Undisclosed Political Spending
  • LD 190: An Act To Add Certain Capital Goods to the Product Stewardship Exclusions
  • LD 191: An Act To Require the Transfer of a Forest Management and Harvest Plan upon the Transfer of Land in the Tree Growth Tax Program
  • LD 192: An Act To Clarify the Law Governing the Collection of Unpaid Sanitary District Charges
  • LD 249: An Act To Enable Seniors To Remain in Their Homes
  • LD 250: An Act To Amend the Laws Regarding Dealers in Secondhand Precious Metals
  • LD 345: An Act To Require Motorists To Move to a Nonadjacent Lane or Slow Down for Certain Stationary Vehicles
  • LD 588: An Act To Revise the Mining Laws
  • LD 589: An Act To Increase the Beneficial Reuse of Waste Materials and To Promote Community-based Renewable Energy
  • LD 590: An Act To Exempt a Fee for a Paper or Plastic Single-use Carry-out Bag from Tax
  • LD 591: An Act To Allow Municipal and Volunteer Firefighters To Operate Motor Vehicles as Authorized Emergency Vehicles
  • LD 632: An Act To Require the State To Administer and Fund the General Assistance Program
  • LD 633: An Act To Improve the Health of Maine Citizens and the Economy of Maine by Providing Affordable Market-based Coverage Options to Low-income Uninsured Citizens
  • LD 724: An Act To Authorize Municipal Fire Districts To Impose Service Charges
  • LD 725: An Act To Increase Suicide Awareness and Prevention in Maine Public Schools
  • LD 726: An Act To Increase Patient Safety in Maine’s Medical Marijuana Program
  • LD 738: An Act To Increase Minimum Motor Vehicle Insurance Coverage
  • LD 739: Resolve, To Establish a Working Group To Evaluate the Benefits and Detriments of Increasing the Minimum Wage
  • LD 741: An Act To Provide Expanded Powers to the Executive Director of the Kennebec Regional Development Authority
  • LD 742: RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine To Require That 5 Percent of Signatures on a Direct Initiative of Legislation Come from Each County
  • LD 781: An Act To Eliminate Permits for Turkey Hunting and To Expand Turkey Hunting
  • LD 807: An Act To Amend Maine’s Threatened and Endangered Species List
  • LD 817: An Act Regarding Aerial Pesticide Spray Projects
  • LD 937: An Act Regarding Residential Drinking Water Arsenic Testing
  • LD 938: An Act To Clarify Maine’s Fertilizer Quality Control Laws
  • LD 939: An Act To Increase Transparency in the University of Maine System Regarding Procurement and Administrative Costs
  • LD 940: Resolve, To Require Hospitals To Provide Information to Parents of Infants Regarding Testing for Krabbe Disease
  • LD 1040: An Act To Enhance Funding Opportunities for the Youth Conservation Corps
  • LD 1044: An Act To Ensure That Collection Facilities Can Participate in the Architectural Paint Stewardship Program
  • LD 1045: An Act To Modify the Laws Regarding the Collection and Recycling of Mercury-added Thermostats
  • LD 1070: An Act To Retain More Retirees in Maine
  • LD 1071: An Act To Increase the Penalties for Vandalizing a Cemetery
  • LD 1073: An Act To Lower Energy Costs and Increase Access to Solar Energy for Agricultural Businesses
  • LD 1128: An Act To Make Minor Changes and Corrections to Statutes Administered by the Department of Environmental Protection
  • LD 1158: An Act To Improve the Ability of Mental Health Professionals To Assess the Risk of Suicide
  • LD 1159: An Act To Modify the Property Tax Abatement Laws
  • LD 1161: Resolve, To Modify the Deed for a Parcel of Property in the Town of Carrabassett Valley
  • LD 1197: An Act To Allow Certificate of Approval Holders under the Liquor Licensing Laws To Donate Alcohol to Nonprofit Organizations
  • LD 1198: An Act To Improve Representation on the Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System
  • LD 1239: An Act To Allow Persons To Train and Use Dogs To Hunt Coyotes
  • LD 1244: An Act To Amend Environmental Permitting Standards
  • LD 1303: An Act To Stabilize and Streamline the Department of Environmental Protection’s Ground Water Oil Clean-up Fund and Maine Coastal and Inland Surface Oil Clean-up Fund
  • LD 1359: An Act To Assist Municipalities with the Recycling of Solid Waste by Allowing Net Electrical Billing Credits
  • LD 1366: An Act To Promote Recycling Program Integration and Efficiencies
  • LD 1374: An Act To Expand the Educational Opportunity Tax Credit
  • LD 1427: Resolve, Regarding the Department of Environmental Protection’s Rule Chapter 500: Stormwater Management
  • LD 1456: Resolve, Authorizing the Commissioner of Administrative and Financial Services To Convey Approximately 0.75 Acre of Land in Madrid Township to the Madrid Historical Society
  • LD 1461: An Act To Allow All Manufacturers Licensed by the Bureau of Alcoholic Beverages and Lottery Operations To Provide Samples of Products to Retail Licensees
  • LD 1462: An Act Regarding the Sale of Alcohol by a Manufacturer with an On-premises Retail License
  • LD 1525: An Act To Encourage the Purchase of Products Made in Maine and in the United States and To Give Preference to Maine Businesses When Awarding Contracts
  • LD 1578: An Act To Update Maine’s Solid Waste Management Laws
  • LD 1587: An Act Regarding the Educational Opportunity Tax Credit
  • LD 1613: An Act To Exempt from Sales Tax Meals Sold by Nonprofit Organizations

Bill Cosponsorship Partners

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

District 17 in Context

Understanding the political actions of Senator Saviello 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 17:


Percent of District 17 Residents who are Veterans of the U.S. Military:


Educational Attainment of the Residents of Senate District 17:


Dependency Ratio in District 17:

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 17:


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

(as categorized by the Maine Ethics Commission):

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

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

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


In The News…

Recent news stories featuring Senator Saviello:


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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