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Senate Democrats vote unanimously to avoid state shutdown

Posted: June 30, 2017

Jackson, Libby urge LePage to act quickly to avoid harm to Maine families AUGUSTA — All 17 members of the Senate Democratic caucus voted...

Maine Senate passes Jackson’s bill to lower drug costs

Posted: June 22, 2017

LD 1280 would force Big Pharma to make drugs available for generic production AUGUSTA — As the cost of prescription drugs continues to rise faster...

Jackson’s ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’ passes in Senate

Posted: June 22, 2017

Legislation guarantees taxpayer funds, contracts benefit in-state businesses and workers AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted unanimously on Thursday...

GOP ‘proposal’ on education amounts to $220 million cut for schools

Posted: June 01, 2017

Jackson, Libby say Republican scheme ignores voters, raise property taxes AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic leaders on Thursday brushed off an...

Senate Democrats will not support a budget that ignores will of voters

Posted: May 15, 2017

Jackson, Libby call on GOP to stop threatening shutdown and get serious about budget AUGUSTA — Senate Democrats said Friday that they will not...

Dems add 7 more Town Halls to Opportunity Agenda tour

Posted: April 28, 2017

New additions bring total numbers of open forums to 21, held from Presque Isle to Kittery AUGUSTA — After enthusiastic welcomes in 10 communities...

Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Posted: April 19, 2017

Lawmakers to tour Maine for budget that cuts property taxes, fully funds schools and invests in communities, families and jobs AUGUSTA — After an...

Workers, businesses rally behind ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’

Posted: March 27, 2017

Jackson’s bill would support American manufacturing, reinvest taxpayer dollars in Maine AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, would...

Radio Address | Jackson: Put Maine jobs, American manufacturing first

Posted: March 10, 2017

Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for listening. I have always believed that if there’s work that needs to be done in...

Jackson bill would stiffen penalties for domestic violence slayings

Posted: March 01, 2017

Bill would impose automatic life sentence to defendants who kill in act of domestic violence AUGUSTA — Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, presented a...