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Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Budget committee unanimously votes to fund Jackson nursing home bill

Posted: June 12, 2018

AUGUSTA — A bill sponsored by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of Allagash, to fund Maine’s nursing homes was finally approved as part of...

Budget Committee unanimously approves funds for nursing homes, opioid epidemic, mental health

Budget Committee unanimously approves funds for nursing homes, opioid epidemic, mental health

Posted: June 11, 2018

 AUGUSTA — On Monday, the Legislature’s Appropriation and Financial Affairs Committee unanimously approved an essential spending package to...

RADIO ADDRESS: In the Marines, you don’t stop until the job is done. It should be the same in the Legislature.

RADIO ADDRESS: In the Marines, you don’t stop until the job is done. It should be the same in the Legislature.

Posted: June 01, 2018

In the Marines, I learned an important lesson that has stayed with me throughout my life: Don’t stop until you get the job done, regardless of...

Sen. Breen statement on narrow spending package

Sen. Breen statement on narrow spending package

Posted: May 31, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee met late this evening to pass a narrow spending package that provides...

Senators Libby, Diamond, Gratwick respond to update on child protection investigation

Senators Libby, Diamond, Gratwick respond to update on child protection investigation

Posted: May 24, 2018

AUGUSTA —On Thursday, the Maine Legislature’s Government Oversight Committee received an initial briefing from Legislature’s nonpartisan...

RADIO ADDRESS: Construction season highlights the need to pass critical infrastructure bonds

RADIO ADDRESS: Construction season highlights the need to pass critical infrastructure bonds

Posted: May 17, 2018

In Maine, our roads, bridges, ports and waterways are what connect our cities, towns and communities to one another, from along the coast to the...

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...