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Jackson’s bill stiffening punishment for domestic-violence murder becomes law

Posted: April 17, 2018

A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, mandating stiffer penalties for murder involving domestic violence, was signed...

Legislature gives initial approval to Jackson ‘Hire American’ bill

Posted: April 06, 2018

  AUGUSTA—The Legislature approved a bill from Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, which seeks to incentivize the hiring of...

Senate Democrats submit joint order to implement ranked-choice voting

Posted: April 04, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Senate Democrats filed a Joint Order directing the Legislature’s Committee on Veterans and Legal Affairs to report...

Senate Democratic Leadership responds to outrageous RCV Senate Order

Posted: April 02, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Monday, the Maine Senate passed an unprecedented Senate Order which permits the Senate President to pursue broad legal action...

Senate overwhelmingly approves Jackson rural economic task force bill

Posted: March 20, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to establish a rural economic task...

Jackson responds to tax conformity public hearing

Posted: March 15, 2018

AUGUSTA--The Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Taxation held a public hearing the LD 1655, the LePage Administration tax ‘conformity’...

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...