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Statement from Sen. Jackson regarding white supremacist rally, response from GOP leaders

Posted: August 17, 2017

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson released the following statement regarding the gathering of white supremacist hate groups in...

GOP again sides with offshoring corporations over American workers

Posted: July 20, 2017

Republican-controlled Senate kills Jackson’s “Buy America, Build Maine Act” AUGUSTA — Majority Republicans in the Maine Senate on Thursday...

Senate fails to override veto of Jackson bill to support Maine’s loggers

Posted: July 20, 2017

LD 1573 would have given preference in state contracts to timber harvested by Mainers AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Thursday upheld a veto by...

Legislature enacts budget to end government shutdown

Posted: July 04, 2017

Final compromise puts resources in the classroom, boosts Head Start, sustains Clean Elections AUGUSTA — Early in the morning on the Fourth of...

Senate Democrats vote unanimously to avoid state shutdown

Posted: June 30, 2017

Jackson, Libby urge LePage to act quickly to avoid harm to Maine families AUGUSTA — All 17 members of the Senate Democratic caucus voted...

Maine Senate passes Jackson’s bill to lower drug costs

Posted: June 22, 2017

LD 1280 would force Big Pharma to make drugs available for generic production AUGUSTA — As the cost of prescription drugs continues to rise faster...

Jackson’s ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’ passes in Senate

Posted: June 22, 2017

Legislation guarantees taxpayer funds, contracts benefit in-state businesses and workers AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted unanimously on Thursday...

GOP ‘proposal’ on education amounts to $220 million cut for schools

Posted: June 01, 2017

Jackson, Libby say Republican scheme ignores voters, raise property taxes AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday brushed off an...

Senate Democrats will not support a budget that ignores will of voters

Posted: May 15, 2017

Jackson, Libby call on GOP to stop threatening shutdown and get serious about budget AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats said Friday that they will not...

Dems add 7 more Town Halls to Opportunity Agenda tour

Posted: April 28, 2017

New additions bring total numbers of open forums to 21, held from Presque Isle to Kittery AUGUSTA — After enthusiastic welcomes in 10 communities...