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Senate Democrats submit joint order to implement ranked-choice voting

Posted: April 04, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Senate Democrats filed a Joint Order directing the Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs to report...

Legislature to hear Dion “Red Flag” bill

Posted: February 27, 2018

 AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Tuesday voted 7-3 to approve an after-deadline bill request from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, LR 2943,...

RADIO ADDRESS: Access to mental health care makes it possible for more Mainers to participate in our communities and economy

Posted: February 26, 2018

 If we want all Mainers to actively participate in our communities and contribute to our economy, we need to make sure they can get the health...

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...