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Jackson statement regarding LePage tax conformity proposal

Posted: March 02, 2018

AUGUSTA - In a joint hearing of the Taxation and Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, the LePage Administration presented their...

Senate gives initial approval to funding bill for Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 16, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted 31-3 to pass a bill the amended LD 1704, “An Act To Fund the Downeast Correctional Facility” on Thursday. The...

Jackson responds to LePage State of the State Address

Posted: February 14, 2018

  AUGUSTA--Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement in response to Governor LePage's Sate of the...

Statement from Sen. Jackson on the Governor’s decision to close Downeast Correctional Facility

Posted: February 09, 2018

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, released the following statement after learning of the governor’s order to remove...

Gideon, Jackson Urge Pharmacy Board to Publish Rules for Narcan Dispensation

Posted: January 26, 2018

AUGUSTA--Today, Democratic Speaker of the House Sara Gideon and Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson issued a formal letter to Chairman Joe Bruno...

Jackson proposes ‘Hire American’ tax credit to promote Maine workers

Posted: January 22, 2018

AUGUSTA —Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash introduced legislation to establish a “Hire American” tax credit for businesses in...

Jackson introduces bond package to support biomass energy

Posted: January 11, 2018

AUGUSTA — Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, introduced a bipartisan bond package to stabilize the biomass energy industry and harness its economic...

Radio Address: Jackson says working-class families shouldn’t suffer so the ultra-rich can get a tax cut

Posted: November 30, 2017

Hello, this is Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson. Thanks for tuning in. While families in Aroostook County struggle to make ends meet,...

Radio Address: Jackson urges action to save Northern Maine logging jobs

Posted: November 02, 2017

For decades, unfair international competition has put the squeeze on the men and women in Maine’s woods. Big landowners hire Canadians to work...

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...