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RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers look out for Mainers. And with this devastating disease, it is no different

RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers look out for Mainers. And with this devastating disease, it is no different

Posted: May 04, 2018

Few statistics are as staggering as that of the opioid epidemic. It is a crisis that in the last year and a half has claimed more lives than the...

Senate Democratic statement on adjournment

Senate Democratic statement on adjournment

Posted: May 03, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate voted to adjourn sine die for the 2nd Regular Session of the 128th Legislature after several attempts to pass an...

Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill becomes law

Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill becomes law

Posted: May 02, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Monday, a bill sponsored by Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would require more disclosure of prescription drug development costs...

RADIO ADDRESS: Ready to work and ready to fight for the people of Maine.

RADIO ADDRESS: Ready to work and ready to fight for the people of Maine.

Posted: April 20, 2018

  Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for tuning in.   As you may have seen from the news, House Republicans...

Senate Democratic statement on failure to reach agreement

Senate Democratic statement on failure to reach agreement

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a Joint Order that would extend the Legislative session failed to receive the necessary two-thirds vote in the House of...

Senate enacts Vitelli’s bill to curtail predatory student loan practices

Senate enacts Vitelli’s bill to curtail predatory student loan practices

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate unanimously voted to enact a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that would protect Mainers from predatory...

Senate enacts Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Senate enacts Vitelli drug pricing transparency bill

Posted: April 18, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted unanimously to enact a bill from Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, that seeks to gather information...

Committee approves Dion community protection order bill

Committee approves Dion community protection order bill

Posted: April 17, 2018

The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee voted 7-3 in favor of a bill from Sen. Mark Dion, D-Portland, to increase the identification of high-risk...

Bellows disappointed in Senate failure to protect privacy

Bellows disappointed in Senate failure to protect privacy

Posted: April 17, 2018

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Senate again rejected a bill from Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, to protect the personal information of Maine...

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...