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Category: Senator Jackson

RADIO ADDRESS: We aren’t here to represent Big Pharma, we are here to represent Maine people.

Posted: July 12, 2018

Maine people should not have to jump through hoops just to purchase medication they need to live and work. It’s high time we took action to lower...

Jackson bill to bring more doctors to rural Maine becomes law

Posted: July 06, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash that will bring more health care professionals into rural and medically...

LePage vetoes Jackson ‘Hire American/Hire Maine’ bill

Posted: July 05, 2018

AUGUSTA—On Monday, Gov. LePage vetoed “Hire Maine” legislation from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, to establish a “Hire...

Jackson bill to lower cost of prescription drugs becomes law

Posted: July 05, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, which will lower the cost of prescription medicine for Maine seniors and...

Jackson responds to Supreme Court ruling undermining unions

Posted: June 27, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against unions and workers’ rights in the case of Janus V. AFSCME. This 5-4 decision goes...

Jackson named to Fish River Rural Health board

Posted: June 25, 2018

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, has been appointed to Fish River Rural Health (FRRH) Board of Directors. FRRH is a...

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...