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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...

Senator Jackson at AFL-CIO Lobby Day

Posted: March 22, 2011

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Majority of Senate Democrats Vote Against Newly Confirmed Education Commissioner

Posted: March 03, 2011

Ten Maine Democratic Senators voted against Steve Bowen’s nomination to lead Maine’s Department of Education citing concerns about Bowen’s lack...

LePage budget has opponents organizing in St. John Valley

Posted: March 02, 2011

... Sen. Jackson said, "It's $524 million of your money that's coming out, and $204 million is going to rich people."  Jackson added, "To turn...