President Jackson, Senator Rotundo release statements on revenue forecasting report

AUGUSTA — On Tuesday, the Maine Revenue Forecasting Committee released a preliminary revenue forecast report that includes an additional $139 million in general fund revenues for this fiscal year and $125 million for state fiscal year 2025.  Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and Senator Peggy Rotundo, D-Lewiston, Chair of the Legislature’s Appropriations and Financial Affairs […]

President Jackson tours Region Two School of Applied Technology in Houlton

Pres. Jackson with Region Two Director Ammie London in the autobody shop. HOULTON — On Thursday, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, toured the Region Two School of Applied Technology in Houlton. President Jackson was invited to learn more about the southern Aroostook career and technical education program by Region Two Director Ammie London.  “CTE schools […]

Pres. Jackson meets with Aroostook County Community Service Providers

President Jackson (center) with Regan Cyr, CEO of Northern Aroostook Alternatives Inc, and Steve Richards, Executive Director of the Central Aroostook Association. PRESQUE ISLE — Today, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, met with community service providers supporting Mainers with intellectual and developmental disabilities at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. The meeting was organized […]

President Jackson highlights recent legislative wins at American Loggers Council Meeting

NEWRY — Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, highlighted recent legislative wins for Maine logging contractors and wood haulers at the 29th Annual Meeting of the American Loggers Council in Newry earlier this month. President Jackson was invited to speak by the Professional Logging Contractors of Maine following the passage of new laws designed to protect […]

Pres. Jackson to join President Biden, Gov. Mills at Auburn Manufacturing

AUBURN — Today, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, will join Governor Janet Mills and President Joe Biden at Auburn Manufacturing, Inc.  Auburn Manufacturing is a leading manufacturer of advanced textiles for extreme-heat environments located in Auburn. The company has experienced direct harm caused by unfair foreign markets and the lack of support for American manufacturing. […]

Jackson bills to support logging contractors become law

Legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, intended to protect wages and improve working conditions for logging contractors became law without the Governor’s signature last week. The new laws build on previous measures put forward by President Jackson to support Maine loggers and wood haulers. 

Senate sends responsible bipartisan budget to governor’s desk

t’s hard to overstate what this budget will mean for working-class families. It is a budget that answers the call of the moment and delivers for parents on child care, paid family and medical leave, and the dependent tax credit, making it just a little easier for folks to make ends meet. It will give those of us who live in rural areas peace of mind knowing that when we call 9-1-1, we can count on emergency medical services professionals to show up in our hour of need.