Senate Republican Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Senator Lisa Keim to Chair Judiciary Committee
Newly-Elected Oxford County Legislator will also serve on State and Local Government Committee
AUGUSTA – Maine State Senator Lisa Keim (R-Oxford) has been named chair of the Maine Legislature’s Judiciary Committee by Maine Senate President Michael Thibodeau (R-Waldo).
The Judiciary Committee oversees Maine’s court system and budget, child protection services, the Human Rights Commission, freedom of access and domestic abuse issues, among many others.
“I am honored to have been chosen to chair this important committee,” Senator Keim said. “A free and just society is dependent upon the integrity of its judicial system and the promise that all citizens are treated fairly. I look forward to serving with other members of the Judiciary Committee to ensure that Maine’s court system meets that high standard.”
Senate President Thibodeau said, “Senator Lisa Keim will be a strong asset to not only the Judiciary Committee, but to the entire Maine Legislature. As long as I have known her, she has demonstrated a tremendous capacity for leadership, fairness and a concern for her fellow citizens. She will do a great job leading this committee.”
Senator Keim will also be a member of the Legislature’s State and Local Government Committee.
Senator Lisa Keim is serving her first term in the Maine Senate representing District 18 which includes communities in Oxford and Androscoggin Counties.