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Committee holds final day of public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Posted: April 17, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Wednesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services held the second day of public hearings on...

Committee begins public hearings on prescription drug reform package

Posted: April 16, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Tuesday, the Legislature’s Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services held the first day of public hearings on the...

Senate Democrats unanimously support bill to provide tax relief to Maine service members

Posted: April 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats on Thursday unanimously voted to support a bill to provide tax relief for Maine service members. LD 72, “An Act To...

President Jackson, Democratic prescription drug bills scheduled for public hearing

Posted: April 05, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Legislature’s Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services Committee will hold public hearings on the Senate Democrats’...

Jackson introduces bill to protect Mainers from “junk insurance” plans

Posted: April 05, 2019

AUGUSTA – Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to limit short-term “junk insurance” plans received a public hearing...

Jackson, Diamond release statement regarding the death of Det. Ben Campbell

Posted: April 03, 2019

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, Detective Ben Campbell of Millinocket was killed in the line of duty in a crash on Interstate 95 in Hampden. According to...

Jackson’s “Buy American, Build Maine Act” gets public hearing

Posted: April 01, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, would require the State of Maine to support American manufacturing and the...

Jackson, Maine Senate Democrats roll out ambitious prescription drug reform proposal

Posted: March 14, 2019

Legislation would make prescription drugs more affordable, more accessible and hold both drugmakers and middlemen accountable “Our...

Work plan for state bridge and road projects unveiled

Posted: March 06, 2019

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, is pleased to announce the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work...

$249 million in unclaimed property needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: February 27, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Office of the State Treasurer is currently holding more than $249 million in unclaimed property. Senate President Troy Jackson,...