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Jackson nursing home bill heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would support nursing homes, in a...

Legislature sends Jackson bill to fund “Mainers feeding Mainers” program to the governor’s desk

Posted: June 20, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Legislature unanimously voted to enact legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief...

Comprehensive prescription drug reform package heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate sent the final component of a comprehensive prescription drug reform package to the governor’s desk in a unanimous vote...

Jackson bill to support the construction of Washburn potato processing plant heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to allow a potato processing plant in Aroostook County, was enacted in the...

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill heads to governor’s desk

Posted: June 18, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously enacted “Hire American/Hire Maine” legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, on...

Maine Legislature passes strong, bipartisan two-year budget

Posted: June 14, 2019

AUGUSTA – The Maine House and Senate voted today to pass the bipartisan budget agreement reached by the Appropriations Committee, sending the...

Mills signs bill allowing the use of project labor agreements in public projects

Posted: June 13, 2019

AUGUSTA—A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, authorizing the use of project labor agreements in public works projects was...

Senate approves Jackson nursing home bill in initial vote

Posted: June 12, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate unanimously approved legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would support nursing homes, in an...

Maine Senate approves comprehensive prescription drug price reform in initial votes

Posted: June 11, 2019

The legislation would make prescription medication more affordable and more accessible while holding pharmaceutical companies and corporate middlemen...

Gov. Janet Mills signs Jackson rural cell phone bill into law

Posted: June 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to create a state plan to improve cell phone coverage in rural Maine was...