Representative Bill Pluecker
Appleton, Hope, (part) Union, Warren
House District 95
Rep. Pluecker is serving his second term in the Maine House of Representatives. He serves on the Agriculture, Conservation, & Forestry Committee, as well as the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee.
Pluecker is a small businessman and educator. He is a vegetable farmer and teaches farm apprentices everything from growing crops, marketing your business online, and how to operate a small business successfully. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from Pitzer College. He recently served on the Board of Trustee and Executive Committee of the First Universalist Church in Rockland. He has also been on the Public Policy Committee for the Maine Organic Farmers & Gardeners Association.
Pluecker lives in Warren where together with his wife Reba Richardson they operate Hatchet Cove Farm. They have two children both in grade school. Bill enjoys wild harvesting food and being a good dad. In his spare time, Bill works with food shelters in Knox County to provide fresh produce.
Rep. Pluecker serves on the Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee.
Matters that are handled by the committee: Department of Agriculture, Food and Rural Resources; agricultural fairs, products and marketing; animal control and welfare; food safety, inspection and labeling; dairy industry; pesticides regulation; nutrient management; farmland preservation; Department of Conservation; state parks, historic sites, public lands, submerged lands and coastal islands registry; Maine Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC); geological surveying and mapping; forest management, marketing, utilization, health and fire control; the Land for Maine's Future Program; and Baxter State Park.
For more information about Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry Committee hearings or to sign up for advance notice of public hearings click here.
Rep. Pluecker also serves on the Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee.
Matters that are handled by the committee: Maine Criminal Code; Maine Juvenile Code; Maine Bail Code; criminal law and criminal procedure; criminal history record information; domestic violence; human trafficking; sex trafficking; sentencing; Criminal Law Advisory Commission; Department of Public Safety; law enforcement; Criminal Justice Academy; victims’ rights; Victims Compensation Fund; Department of Corrections; adult and juvenile corrections; intensive supervision; probation and parole; county jails; community corrections; adult-use marijuana crimes; operating under the influence; operating after suspension; habitual offenders; fire safety and arson; firefighters and emergency responders; firearms; concealed handgun permits; private investigators; security guards; amusement rides; and Maine Emergency Management Agency.
For more information about Criminal Justice & Public Safety Committee hearings or to sign up for advance notice of public hearings click here.
If you need help with an issue or have any questions, please email Representative Pluecker at William.Pluecker@legislature.maine.gov. You may also call Representative Pluiecker’s State House phone: (207) 287-1315.
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