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STRICT FISHING REGULATIONS ON FISH RIVER LIFTED AT LAWMAKERS’ URGING

Posted: July 08, 2014

Only general fishing regulations now apply to Fish River in Fort Kent     AUGUSTA—Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and...

Bangor Daily News: Jackson joins legislative watchdog panel with oversight of document-shredding, labor probes

Posted: June 25, 2014

By Christopher Cousins Read more here AUGUSTA, Maine — Democratic Sen. Troy Jackson, who once called for Gov. Paul LePage’s impeachment...

CAIN STEPS DOWN FROM LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEES

Posted: June 23, 2014

Three lawmakers reassigned to Appropriations and Government Oversight   AUGUSTA--Earlier today, State Senator Emily Cain stepped down from her...

Portland Press Herald: Maine Legislature overrides LePage veto of tax credits for physicians in rural areas

Posted: May 02, 2014

By Joe Lawlor Read more here Credit will reduce income tax paid by rural doctors The Maine Legislature overrode Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill...

SENATE OVERRIDES VETO OF BILL TO INCREASE DENTAL ACCESS IN UNDERSERVED AREAS

Posted: May 01, 2014

AUGUSTA – In a 30-5 vote, the Senate voted to override Governor LePage’s veto of a bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of...

LEPAGE VETOES EXPANSION FOR FOURTH TIME

Posted: April 30, 2014

Maine is only state in New England to deny expansion offer   AUGUSTA--Governor LePage took another opportunity to deny lifesaving health care...

LEPAGE VETOES BILL PROTECTING WORKERS’ SEVERANCE PAY

Posted: April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA – Governor LePage vetoed a bill sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash to allow former employees of the Maine...

LEPAGE VETOES BILL TO INCREASE ACCESS TO DENTAL CARE IN UNDERSERVED AREAS

Posted: April 30, 2014

AUGUSTA – LePage vetoes unanimously supported measure to increase access to dental care in underserved areas.   “All too often families in...

BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH BOND OFF FOR VOTER APPROVAL

Posted: April 28, 2014

MDI Lab to get $3 million for biomedical research   AUGUSTA—A bond measure sponsored by Senator Emily Cain of Orono to provide $3 million...

THERMAL ENERGY BILL CAUGHT IN LEPAGE VETO SPREE

Posted: April 25, 2014

AUGUSTA – Governor LePage vetoed his 148th bill today, a measure sponsored by Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson to study the potential benefits...