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Sen. Jackson's Bill to Encourage Hiring of American Loggers Wins Senate Approval

Posted: May 23, 2013

Bill would require timber harvesting in state contracts to be performed by American loggers AUGUSTA – Earlier today, the Maine Senate passed a...

HISTORIC HEALTH CARE AND HOSPITAL MEASURE PASSED BY MAINE SENATE

Posted: May 23, 2013

Bill could be on governor’s desk today   AUGUSTA—Today in a 20-15 party line vote, the Senate gave final approval to a historic measure to...

SENATE REJECTS GOP’S ATTEMPT TO DELAY AND DENY PAYMENT TO MAINE’S HOSPITALS AND HEALTH CARE FOR 70,000 MAINERS

Posted: May 21, 2013

Dems reaffirm commitment to reducing healthcare costs for people and hospitals AUGUSTA—Today in party line votes of 20 -15, the Senate rejected...

MAINE SENATE GIVES INITIAL APPROVAL TO SEND EARLY VOTING TO THE PEOPLE

Posted: May 21, 2013

Measure encourages greater voter participation AUGUSTA—This morning, the Maine Senate voted 24-11, largely along party lines, to allow the people...

SENATE PASSES HISTORIC MEASURE TO EXPAND HEALTHCARE COVERAGE AND REPAY HOSPITALS

Posted: May 20, 2013

Dems say the plan saves lives and saves money   AUGUSTA—Today in a 20-15 vote, the Senate passed an historic measure to repay Maine’s...

DEMOCRATS SLAM GOVERNOR’S INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOR

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems refuse to let LePage hijack hearing AUGUSTA—After Governor Paul LePage interrupted an Appropriations Committee hearing to lecture lawmakers,...

GOVERNOR’S 11th HOUR “CRISIS” DEBUNKED

Posted: May 19, 2013

Dems: “We are here to solve problems, not create a crisis” AUGUSTA—During a two hour meeting on Sunday with the state’s budget-writing...

SENATE REPUBLICANS RUBBER STAMP GOVERNOR’S VETO

Posted: May 15, 2013

Republicans flip flop on their own AUGUSTA – A majority of Senate Republicans failed to override Governor LePage’s veto of LD 521, a Republican...

Sen. Jackson's Bill Could Create 50 New Jobs

Posted: May 08, 2013

Bill would increase truck capacity on a small stretch of road in Ashland AUGUSTA - Assistant Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) has...

For Immediate Release: SENATOR JACKSON HONORED BY LABOR ADVOCATES

Posted: April 29, 2013

Receives the Frances Perkins Award at Western Maine Labor Council annual dinner LEWISTON – Assistant Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson...