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Senate passes Sen. Bailey bill to help towns support veterans

Posted: April 29, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, the Maine Senate voted in favor of a bill from Sen. Donna Bailey, D-Saco, to allow municipalities to opt-in to a program...

The Maine Legislature approves Back-to-Basics Budget

Posted: March 30, 2021

The Back-to-Basics Budget funds schools, rural health care and property tax relief AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Legislature adopted a responsible...

Maine Legislature reaches deal on bipartisan budget that supports workers, small businesses, veterans and direct care providers

Posted: March 12, 2021

The measure targets relief to more than 160,000 working-class Mainers and more than 28,000 Maine businesses that received funds through the Paycheck...

Maine Legislature approves COVID-19 Patient Bill of Rights

Posted: March 12, 2021

AUGUSTA – Today, the Maine Legislature approved a bill from Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash and House Speaker Ryan Fecteau of Biddeford...

Senate Democrats re-elect Sens. Jackson, Libby and Vitelli to top leadership positions

Posted: November 05, 2020

For the second consecutive term, Jackson is expected to serve as Senate President, Libby will serve as Senate Majority Leader, and Vitelli will...

Pres. Jackson, Sen. Carpenter announce funding for Aroostook veterans

Posted: July 01, 2020

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and Sen. Michael Carpenter, D-Houlton, are pleased to announce that Maine Attorney General...

Jackson, Vitelli release statement in support of BIW workers

Posted: June 22, 2020

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, released the following...

Pres. Jackson pushes back against efforts to threaten federal funding, PPE and testing supplies

Posted: May 04, 2020

AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, released the following statement in response to a letter from Legislative Republicans calling...

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon release statement on the state of emergency

Posted: March 16, 2020

AUGUSTA – Governor Janet Mills signed a proclamation of civil emergency to further protect public health in response to the continued spread of...

President Jackson, Speaker Gideon Issue Guidance on Legislative Activity in Response to Coronavirus

Posted: March 13, 2020

AUGUSTA – Today, Gov. Janet T. Mills declared an insurance emergency following the first presumptive positive case of the 2019 novel...