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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...

For Immediate Release: Senator Jackson Sponsors Bill to Encourage Hiring of American Loggers

Posted: March 26, 2013

Bill would repeal tax exemption for foreign wood harvesters Senator Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) sponsored a bill to limit the tax exemption or refund...

For Immediate Release: JACKSON'S "PENSION FAIRNESS" BILL DIVIDES COMMITTEE

Posted: March 26, 2013

The measure would equally apply state employee pension cuts to governor  AUGUSTA - A measure sponsored by Assistant Majority Leader Senator Troy...

For Immediate Release: Sen. Jackson Introduces Bills to Promote American-Made Products and Support Maine Loggers

Posted: March 14, 2013

AUGUSTA—Senator Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) presented two bills today in the Maine Legislature to support workers. One promotes American...

DEMOCRATIC LEADERS CALL ON GOVERNOR TO RELEASE BONDS IMMEDIATELY

Posted: March 07, 2013

Dems dispel Republican claim that voter-approved bonds need to wait for new liquor contract AUGUSTA--Democratic leaders on Thursday called on...