Labor, Commerce, Research, and Economic Development (LCRED)

Committee Room: Room 208, Cross State Office Building
Phone: (207) 287-1331
Audio: www.maine.gov/legis/audio/lab_cmte.html
Mailing Address: Committee on Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development, c/o Legislative Information, 100 State House Station, Augusta, ME 04333
Committee Jurisdiction
Department of Labor; wage and hour laws; working conditions, including health and safety; workforce development; unemployment compensation; workers’ compensation; labor relations; collective bargaining; Workers’ Compensation Board; Maine Labor Relations Board; business regulation, including automobile and fuel sales; professional and occupational licensing; retail pricing; franchising; advertising; credit law (business related); consumer protection; Maine State Housing Authority; affordable housing; homelessness; Finance Authority of Maine (FAME); economic planning and development agencies; venture capital and trade programs; opportunity zones; import competition; product marketing; research and development; technology commercialization; technology transfers; tourism; and defense facility conversion.
Committee Members
Senator John L. Patrick (D-Oxford), Chair
Senator John J. Cleveland (D-Androscoggin)
Senator Andre E. Cushing III (R-Penobscot)
Representative Erin D. Herbig (D-Belfast), Chair
Representative Paul E. Gilbert (D-Jay)
Representative Scott M. Hamann (D-South Portland)
Representative Andrew T. Mason (D-Topsham)
Representative Anne-Marie Mastraccio (D-Sanford)
Representative Amy Fern Volk (R-Scarborough)
Representative Brian M. Duprey (R-Hampden)
Representative Lawrence E. Lockman (R-Amherst)
Representative Ellen A. Winchenbach (R-Waldoboro)
Representative James J. Campbell, Sr. (I-Newfield)