Senate approves Making Health Care Work for Maine package

The Maine Senate overwhelmingly approved the Making Health Care Work for Maine package put forth by Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, and the Maine Senate Democrats on Tuesday. The suite of health care and prescription drug reform bills target outrageous health care spending, unsupported and extreme prescription drug price increases, and drug price transparency.

Under Democratic leadership, Legislature passes strong, bipartisan two-year budget

AUGUSTA – The Maine House and Senate voted today to pass the bipartisan budget agreement reached by the Appropriations Committee, sending the budget to Governor’s desk to be signed into law. The vote was 104-38 in the House and 25-9 in the Senate in favor of passing the $7.98 billion two-year budget that prioritizes property […]

President Jackson, Senate Democrats release statement on revenue forecasting report

AUGUSTA — The Maine Revenue Forecasting Committee presented its biannual report on revenue projections at the State House on Wednesday. The report projects an additional $66 million in revenue for state fiscal year 2019 and $20 million more in revenue over the next biennium. Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash and Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, Chair […]