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Senate enacts Jackson’s bill to bring more doctors, dentists to rural Maine

Posted: June 21, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate on Wednesday gave unanimous enacted a bill by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash that would boost efforts...

Senate overwhelmingly votes to enact Jackson ‘Hire American’ bill

Posted: June 21, 2018

AUGUSTA—Late Wednesday evening, the Maine Senate voted 24-9 to enact legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash to...

Senate sends Jackson generic drug bill to the governor's desk

Posted: June 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted 18-13 to enact legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, which aims to...

Maine Senate gives initial approval for Medicaid Expansion funding

Posted: June 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted 23-9 in favor of a bill to provide funding for both the administrative and claims cost of Medicaid...

Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Posted: June 12, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to fund Maine’s nursing homes was finally approved as part of...

Senate Democratic statement on adjournment

Posted: May 03, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted to adjourn sine die for the 2nd Regular Session of the 128th Legislature after several attempts to pass an...

RADIO ADDRESS: Ready to work and ready to fight for the people of Maine.

Posted: April 20, 2018

  Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for tuning in.   As you may have seen from the news, House Republicans...

Senate Democratic statement on failure to reach agreement

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a Joint Order that would extend the Legislative session failed to receive the necessary two-thirds vote in the House of...

Senate overrides LePage veto of Jackson’s rural economic task force bill

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted to override Gov. LePage’s veto of legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to...

Jackson’s bill stiffening punishment for domestic-violence murder becomes law

Posted: April 17, 2018

A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, mandating stiffer penalties for murder involving domestic violence, was signed...