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GOVERNOR REJECTS PROTECTIONS FOR MAINE LOGGERS

Posted: June 07, 2011

AUGUSTA—Today Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill that disallowed the use of foreign, bonded workers to harvest timber on state-owned lands. The...

REPUBLICANS RIFE WITH EXCUSES FOR QUASHING PUBLIC PROCESS ON CONTROVERSIAL BILL

Posted: May 26, 2011

On the eve of holiday weekend, Republican lawmakers announce hearing on “right to work”   AUGUSTA—Senate Democrats fought hard on the...

Maine's teenage workers may soon be able to pick up a few more hours

Posted: May 10, 2011

WCSH-6 Many democrats, however, are still opposed. Sen. Troy Jackson (D-Allagash) says he is concerned that allowing teens to work longer hours...

DOZENS OF NORTHERN MAINE LOGGERS CALL FOR END TO ASSAULT ON MAINE WORKERS

Posted: May 06, 2011

AUGUSTA—Dozens of northern Maine loggers and small business owners showed up at the State House to ask lawmakers to protect Maine jobs that are...

Sen. Jackson: Maine workers are 'second to none'.

Posted: April 30, 2011

Weekly Radio Address - April 30th, 2011 Good Morning. This is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. As the ranking Democrat on the Labor, Commerce,...

Tenure cut short: Economic development chief Phil Congdon resigns from LePage cabinet

Posted: April 28, 2011

PORTLAND PRESS HERALD By Susan M. Cover MaineToday Media State House Writer AUGUSTA — Economic development commissioner Phil Congdon resigned...

GOP takes heat for opposing bills dealing with Canadian loggers in Maine woods

Posted: April 27, 2011

GOP takes heat for opposing bills dealing with Canadian loggers in Maine woods By Steve Mistler,Sun Journal Posted April 27, 2011, at 5:21 a.m....

Logging law protects Maine jobs

Posted: April 25, 2011

BANGOR DAILY NEWS By Troy Jackson, Special to the BDN Posted April 17, 2011, at 7:13 p.m. The majority party and our governor have put Maine...

BDN-Senate nixes penalties for hiring Canadian loggers

Posted: April 25, 2011

Senate nixes penalties for hiring Canadian loggers By Kevin Miller, BDN Staff AUGUSTA, Maine — The debate over Canadian loggers working in the...

Mural’s planned removal heats up labor dispute

Posted: March 23, 2011

... Sen. Troy Jackson, an Allagash Democrat and logger heavily involved in labor issues, said the mural’s planned removal is just one more hostile...