Senate President Jackson lauds President Biden’s “Make it Here” Executive Order, calls for Maine to do the same
AUBURN — Today, President Joe Biden signed an Executive Order on Federal Research and Development in Support of Domestic Manufacturing and the United States Jobs to Encourage “Invent it Here, Make it Here” in Industries of the Future while visiting Auburn Manufacturing, Inc. The Executive Order is an attempt to ensure that inventions resulting from […]
With Independence Day this weekend, I can’t think of a better way to celebrate the founding of this country than to make the Buy American, Build Maine Act law. I’m hopeful the governor will sign it.
Maine small businesses and the hardworking people who keep them running don’t just drive our economy, they really are a part of our communities. Small business owners sponsor our little league teams, help out with band fundraisers and donate to our community food banks. They are our family members, neighbors and friends. Buy American, Build Maine is about lifting up these workers, businesses and quality-manufactured products in our own backyard. Throughout this pandemic, Maine workers, businesses and manufacturers have stepped up to serve and support our communities in the toughest of circumstances. We owe it to them to have their backs.
Buy American Build Maine is a win for the entire state. It puts taxpayer dollars back into the community, keeps our economy humming, and grows our Made-in-Maine brand. It does all of this by supporting the workers and businesses here in this state.
AUGUSTA – Today, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, introduced Buy American, Build Maine legislation alongside Maine-based businesses at a public hearing before the Legislature’s State and Local Government Committee. LD 1411, “An Act To Establish the Maine Buy American and Build Maine Act” would give preference to Maine-based businesses, workers and American manufacturing when the […]
I’m grateful that President Biden continues to make good on his commitment to American workers. It’s time for Maine to do the same, which is why I have once again introduced ‘Buy American, Build Maine’ legislation. We owe it to the 1.3 million people living and working in this state to ensure taxpayer dollars go towards supporting and rebuilding our local economy.
AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement after President Joe Biden signed a new Executive Order strengthening “Buy American” policies across the federal government: “Throughout this pandemic, American workers and manufacturers have stepped up to serve our state and our country. We owe it to them to have their […]
https://youtu.be/xKdmpJvYkuI AUGUSTA – The Legislature’s State and Local Government Committee approved amended “Buy American, Build Maine” legislation from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, on Wednesday. LD 1280, “An Act To Establish the Buy American and Build Maine Act” would promote the state purchasing of American manufactured or assembled products, and hiring of Maine workers and […]
Pres. Jackson with Ben Waxman, CoOwner of American Roots, Adam Lee, Chair of Lee Auto, and Maine AFL-CIO members. AUGUSTA – A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, to promote Maine businesses and American manufactured or assembled products, received a public hearing in the Legislature’s State and Local Government Committee on Wednesday. LD 1280, […]