Senator Matt Pouliot is serving his second term in the Maine State Senate and is currently the Assistant Republican Leader. He represents the people of Senate District 15, which consists of Augusta, China, Oakland, Sidney and Vassalboro.
Senator Pouliot currently serves on the Taxation Committee and previously served on the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee.
Prior to his service in the Senate, Pouliot served the residents of District 86 in the Maine State House of Representatives for three terms. While in the House, he served on the Taxation Committee, the Elections Committee, the Education and Cultural Affairs Committee and the Redistricting Committee.
An Augusta native, Matt graduated from Cony High School in 2005 and went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Maine at Augusta in 2009 and is a graduate of Leadership Maine. He makes a living as a Realtor with RE/MAX Riverside and owns two real estate companies, Alliance Properties, LLC and Pouliot Real Estate, Inc.
Prior to joining the Legislature, Sen. Pouliot served as Vice Chairman of the Augusta Planning Board. He has also served on the Board of Directors for the Augusta Downtown Alliance where he was the Chairman of the Economic Restructuring Committee. His term on the board expired in September of 2014, but he is still actively involved with the Alliance and the Downtown. Sen. Pouliot is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Augusta Housing Service Corporation, the organization responsible for adding 47 new affordable senior housing units at the former Hodgkins Middle School. Matt served on the Board of Visitors for the University of Maine at Augusta and is a Corporator at Kennebec Savings Bank.
Matt has made his home on Winthrop Street in Augusta with his wife, Heather and their dog, Oliver.
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This week’s radio address is presented by Assistant Senate Republican Leader Matt Pouliot. Hello! I am Senator Matt Pouliot of Augusta and I represent Senate District 15. As the most unusual session of the Legislature in many years comes to a close, Republicans in the Maine State Senate have a lot to reflect on. While … Continue reading Senate Republicans Stuck to Maine Values This Session
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