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Committee overwhelmingly endorses Jackson federal workers bill

Posted: February 12, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee overwhelmingly endorsed a bill from Senate...

Senate President Jackson invites local students to Augusta for Honorary Page program

Posted: February 11, 2019

AUGUSTA —With the new Legislature underway, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, is reminding local schools and students about the Senate...

Patient protection bill receives bipartisan support in Committee

Posted: February 08, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Legislature’s Committee Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services overwhelmingly endorsed a patient protection bill sponsored...

Democratic Leaders Release Statement on Governor Mills Biennial Budget Proposal

Posted: February 08, 2019

AUGUSTA - Governor Janet Mills submitted her first biennial budget to the State Legislature. An overview of the budget can be found here. She is...

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill gets public hearing

Posted: February 07, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to create a “Hire American” tax credit for companies that prioritize...

Sen. Chenette presents campaign ethics bills

Posted: January 31, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, has introduced two bills to reform campaign finance laws and limit lobbyists’ influence on state...

Mills, Jackson, Gideon Announce Support of Patient Protection Bill

Posted: January 29, 2019

Augusta, MAINE — At a public hearing on Tuesday, a representative of Governor Mills, President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash and Speaker Sara Gideon,...

Maine Senate Democrats sign letter supporting Title IX protections

Posted: January 29, 2019

AUGUSTA — In response to proposed detrimental changes to Title IX federal protections, eight Democratic senators from Maine were among 145 state...

Senate President Jackson release statement on opioid czar

Posted: January 24, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Thursday, Gov. Janet T. Mills announced that Gordon Smith will serve as the administration’s director of opioid response. This newly...

President Jackson meets with Maine Credit Union, Bankers about supporting Maine’s federal government employees

Posted: January 24, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash met with representatives from the Maine Credit Union League and Maine Bankers...