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

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...

Radio Address: We must act now to close the gender wage gap

Posted: May 03, 2017

Hello, this is Senator Cathy Breen from Falmouth. Thanks for tuning in. Early in my career, I worked to recruit and train women on welfare to get...

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

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...

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Sen. Breen recognizes Equal Pay Day

Posted: April 04, 2017

AUGUSTA — April 4 is Equal Pay Day, the point in the new year by which white women nationally have finally earned what men earned in the previous...

Committee endorses Libby’s bill to protect consumers from controversial energy vendors

Committee endorses Libby’s bill to protect consumers from controversial energy vendors

Posted: March 31, 2017

A bill by Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to bring much-needed consumer protection and transparency to the controversial competitive electricity supply...

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

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

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...

Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Sen. Diamond introduces Real ID fix to guarantee Mainers’ travel rights

Posted: March 07, 2017

Compliance will avoid bureaucratic nightmare that’s keeping veterans from their doctors AUGUSTA — Legislation by Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham,...