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Committee approves Jackson bill to allow loggers, haulers the right to form a cooperative in party-line vote

Committee approves Jackson bill to allow loggers, haulers the right to form a cooperative in party-line vote

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Committee on Labor and Housing approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, that would allow...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senate approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Senate approves Millett bill to ensure safe drinking water in Maine schools

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, LD 153, “An Act To Strengthen Testing for Lead in School Drinking Water,”...

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours in Auburn

Sen. Claxton to hold public office hours in Auburn

Posted: May 10, 2019

AUGUSTA — Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Androscoggin, will hold public office hours in Auburn on Friday, May 24.   Public office hours provide...

Libby presents bill to address workforce shortage, student debt crisis

Libby presents bill to address workforce shortage, student debt crisis

Posted: May 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — Senate Majority Leader Nate Libby introduced legislation Thursday that would help to address Maine’s worsening workforce shortage and...

Jackson bill to expand cell phone coverage in rural Maine receives unanimous approval in committee

Jackson bill to expand cell phone coverage in rural Maine receives unanimous approval in committee

Posted: May 09, 2019

AUGUSTA — The Legislature’s Energy, Utilities and Technology Committee unanimously approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson,...

Jackson presents legislation requiring responsible contracting for public works projects

Jackson presents legislation requiring responsible contracting for public works projects

Posted: May 09, 2019

AUGUSTA—Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to require the use of responsible contracting in all public works projects...

Claxton bill to Convene Task Force on Long-term Acute Care receives committee support

Claxton bill to Convene Task Force on Long-term Acute Care receives committee support

Posted: May 08, 2019

AUGUSTA — Legislation by Sen. Ned Claxton, D-Auburn, LD 439 “Resolve, Directing the Commissioner of Health and Human Services To Convene a Task...

Libby bills would protect and strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Libby bills would protect and strengthen health insurance and retirement fund for firefighters and law enforcement officers

Posted: May 08, 2019

Bills from Sen. Nate Libby, D-Lewiston, to protect and strengthen the Retired County and Municipal Law Enforcement Officers and Municipal...

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill receives unanimous support in committee

Jackson “Hire American/Hire Maine” bill receives unanimous support in committee

Posted: May 08, 2019

AUGUSTA — A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to create a “Hire American” tax credit for companies that prioritize the...

Senate approves Jackson’s bill to address hunger by supporting local farms

Senate approves Jackson’s bill to address hunger by supporting local farms

Posted: May 08, 2019

AUGUSTA—The Maine Senate unanimously approved legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to bolster hunger relief efforts and...