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Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 31-3 to pass a bill the amended LD 1704, “An Act To Fund the Downeast Correctional Facility” on Thursday. The...

Jackson responds to LePage State of the State Address

Posted: February 14, 2018

  AUGUSTA--Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement in response to Governor LePage's Sate of the...

RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers living paycheck to paycheck ought to know that we have their back

Posted: February 08, 2018

Mainers work hard to heat their homes, put food on the table and make ends meet. The last thing we want to worry about is being taken advantage...

House approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

Posted: February 06, 2018

AUGUSTA--Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Nate Libby’s proposal to strengthen harassment prevention training at the State House received broad,...

Senate unanimously approves Libby’s anti-harassment training rule

Posted: February 01, 2018

AUGUSTA--Assistant Senate Democratic Leader Nate Libby’s proposal to strengthen harassment prevention training at the State House received a...

Gideon, Jackson Urge Pharmacy Board to Publish Rules for Narcan Dispensation

Posted: January 26, 2018

AUGUSTA--Today, Democratic Speaker of the House Sara Gideon and Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson issued a formal letter to Chairman Joe Bruno...

Jackson proposes ‘Hire American’ tax credit to promote Maine workers

Posted: January 22, 2018

AUGUSTA —Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash introduced legislation to establish a “Hire American” tax credit for businesses in...

Task Force finds significant economic opportunity in healthcare

Posted: January 08, 2018

AUGUSTA--Last month the Legislative Task Force on Maine’s 21st Century Economy and Workforce released a series of recommendations designed to seize...

Democratic leaders: Legislature must address Gov. LePage’s abuse of power

Posted: December 03, 2015

AUGUSTA — Democratic leaders are lauding the bipartisan Government Oversight Committee for its work on the LePage/Good Will-Hinckley scandal, and...

Radio Address: Alfond says, ‘On Thanksgiving, let’s commit to helping hungry Mainers’

Posted: November 26, 2015

Hi there. This is Justin Alfond, the Democratic Leader in the Maine Senate. Today, like you, I’ll be celebrating Thanksgiving with my family....