Rep. Nathan Wadsworth

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Rep. Wadsworth is serving his first term in the Maine House of Representatives serving the good people of District 70 which includes the towns of Brownfield, Fryeburg, Hiram, part of Lovell and Porter.

Rep. Wadsworth has a degree in Economics from Montana State University and is currently pursuing an MBA.

He will serve his second consecutive term as the ranking House Republican on Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee in the 128th Legislature.

Rep. Wadsworth makes his home in Hiram.

Below are just some of the bills sponsored by Rep. Wadsworth during his time in the Maine Legislature:

LD 747 “An Act To Amend Minimum Age Eligibility for School Enrollment”

This bill provides that school boards are responsible for establishing the minimum age necessary for student enrollment.

LD 1516 “An Act To Encourage Broadband Development through Private investment”

This bill creates requirements that a municipality must meet in order to provide broadband service to its residents. It requires the completion of a feasibility study and requires the municipality to hold a referendum to decide whether the municipality may offer broadband service. It includes general operation limitations, including those related to the establishment of rates, the use of subsidization and the use of eminent domain. It requires the adoption of ordinances relating to service quality and enforcement by a municipality that elects to provide broadband service. It also removes antitrust liability protections from a municipality as those protections relate to the municipality’s offering broadband service.

The bill also requires that in order to receive any grants from the ConnectME Authority, the municipality must show evidence of compliance with the requirements of the Maine Revised Statutes, Title 35-A, chapter 94.

For a complete list of bills sponsored by Rep. Wadsworth click HERE

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Email: Nathan.Wadsworth@legislature.maine.gov
Phone: 207-287-1440

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