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Jackson files emergency legislation to support federal workers affected by the government shutdown

Posted: January 22, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Tuesday, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, filed after-deadline legislation to provide temporary relief to federal workers...

President Jackson lauds release of senior housing bonds

Posted: January 16, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Tuesday, Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash joined Gov. Janet T. Mills for the release of $15 million in senior housing...

President Jackson statement on Medicaid expansion executive order

Posted: January 04, 2019

AUGUSTA—On Thursday, Gov. Janet T. Mills signed an executive order directing the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to begin the...

Mills, Jackson & Gideon announce first bill will protect health care coverage

Posted: January 02, 2019

Augusta-- On Monday, Governor-elect Janet Mills, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and House Speaker Sara Gideon, D-Freeport announced the...

Radio Address: When health care is under attack, we must stand up and fight back.

Posted: December 28, 2018

Health care is a basic human right. It’s about the freedom of people to lead healthy, happy and productive lives. It’s about the right of...

President Jackson announces committee assignments

Posted: December 27, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Friday, Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash announced the committee assignments for the 129th Maine Legislature. There are 17...

Jackson health care laws take effect

Posted: December 20, 2018

  AUGUSTA — Two new laws from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, aimed at increasing access to health care professionals and...

Jackson statement on ACA ruling

Posted: December 16, 2018

AUGUSTA—Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement in response to the latest ruling on the constitutionality of the...

Jackson statement on DHHS nominee

Posted: December 14, 2018

AUGUSTA—On Friday, Governor-Elect Janet Mills announced the nomination of Jeanne Lambrew to serve as Commissioner for the Maine Department of...

Senate Democratic Leaders congratulate newly elected constitutional officers

Posted: December 05, 2018

AUGUSTA—Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash, Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby of Lewiston and Senate Majority Whip Eloise Vitelli of...