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Category: Senator Jackson

DEMOCRATS SLAM GOVERNOR’S INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems refuse to let LePage hijack hearing AUGUSTA—After Governor Paul LePage interrupted an Appropriations Committee hearing to lecture lawmakers,...

GOVERNOR’S 11th HOUR “CRISIS” DEBUNKED

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems: “We are here to solve problems, not create a crisis” AUGUSTA—During a two hour meeting on Sunday with the state’s budget-writing...

SENATE REPUBLICANS RUBBER STAMP GOVERNOR’S VETO

Posted: May 15, 2013

Republicans flip flop on their own AUGUSTA – A majority of Senate Republicans failed to override Governor LePage’s veto of LD 521, a Republican...

Sen. Jackson's Bill Could Create 50 New Jobs

Posted: May 08, 2013

Bill would increase truck capacity on a small stretch of road in Ashland AUGUSTA - Assistant Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) has...

For Immediate Release: SENATOR JACKSON HONORED BY LABOR ADVOCATES

Posted: April 29, 2013

Receives the Frances Perkins Award at Western Maine Labor Council annual dinner LEWISTON – Assistant Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson...

ANTI-WORKER MEASURES STRONGLY REJECTED BY SENATE

Posted: April 25, 2013

Right-to-work-for-less bill defeated   AUGUSTA--Earlier today, the Maine Senate strongly rejected two anti-worker measures that, if passed,...

SENATOR JACKSON: I WOULDN’T BE ALIVE WITHOUT HEALTH INSURANCE

Posted: April 11, 2013

Calls for health reforms in legislative testimony AUGUSTA – Assistant Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) urged Maine lawmakers to...

SENATOR JACKSON SPONSORS MEASURES TO PROTECT INJURED WORKERS

Posted: April 10, 2013

AUGUSTA –Earlier today, Senator Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) introduced two measures to strengthen workers’ compensation insurance benefits for...

SENATE APPROVES TAX CREDIT FOR WORKING MAINERS

Posted: April 04, 2013

Bill will fight hunger and homelessness in Maine   AUGUSTA---Earlier this morning, the Senate passed a bill to lower taxes for working Mainers...

SENATE VOTES TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE

Posted: April 02, 2013

Honest day’s work should be rewarded with honest day’s pay AUGUSTA—Earlier today, the Senate passed legislation to increase the minimum wage in...