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Pres. Jackson files bill to protect Sappi paper mill, workers

Posted: August 25, 2021

AUGUSTA — Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash has filed a bill to protect the Shawmut Dam and jobs at the nearby Sappi Mill that depend on...

Pres. Jackson, Sen. Luchini bills to ban corporate campaign contributions, improve Maine elections signed into law

Posted: June 22, 2021

UGUSTA — On Thursday, June 17, Gov. Janet Mills signed into law a pair of bills sponsored by Sen. Louie Luchini, D-Ellsworth, and supported by...

Appropriations Committee cements 55 percent education funding, increased revenue sharing in budget plan

Posted: June 21, 2021

AUGUSTA – On Monday, the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee voted in favor of several line items in the budget change...

Senate passes Sen. Maxmin’s bill to create semi-open primaries

Posted: June 08, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Senate passed a bill from Sen. Chloe Maxmin, D-Nobleboro, that would create semi-open primaries in Maine. LD 231,...

Sen. Bailey bill to help towns support veterans by easing property tax burden signed into law

Posted: May 28, 2021

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, Gov. Janet Mills signed into law a bill sponsored by Sen. Donna Bailey, D-Saco. The bill, LD 191, “An Act To Permit...

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...