|Name||Joseph C. Perry|
|Address||349 Fern St |
Bangor, Maine , United States
Feb 08, 2019 12:46pm
|Info||Senator Joseph Perry was re-elected this past fall to the 123rd Legislature to represent the municipalities of Bangor and Hermon, which make up District #32. |
Born and raised in Bangor, Joe attended John Bapst High School and the University of Maine at Orono, where he met his wife, Jane.
Prior to being elected to the Senate in 2004, Senator Perry served in the House of Representatives for eight years. During his tenure in the House he served on the Banking and Insurance Committee and the Taxation Committee.
Having long roots in the community and district, Senator Perry was inspired to run for public office by a desire to represent his area, create change, and help his town and state.
He currently serves as the Senate Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Taxation, and also serves as a member of the Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. In addition, Joe also serves on the Government Oversight Committee, also known as OPEGA.
In the 122nd Legislature, Joe served as a member of the Joint Select Committee on Property Tax Reform and the
Joe’s primary interests are to provide comprehensive tax reform that will include a reduction of the overall tax burden for Mainers, ideally by increasing incomes. In addition to tax reform, he is interested in seeing that Dirigo Health is implemented successfully to improve the health system in Maine and in increasing the quality of education available to Maine students.
Currently, Joe lives in Bangor with his wife of almost 12 year, Jane, and their two sons, Joseph and Kyle, who are six and four, respectively.
Occupation: Small Business Owner
Family: Jane (Wife), 2 Children
Legislative Service: 118th, 119th, 120th, 121st