Previous Next Snapshots from the veterans’ town hall! CARIBOU – On Sunday, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, held a veterans’ town hall meeting at the Lister-Knowlton Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 9389 in Caribou to provide updates on state and federal efforts to support the Caribou Veterans’ Home. Pres. Jackson was joined by Congressman Jared […]
Throughout his time in the Senate, Louie has fought to protect our proud tradition of free and fair elections, led the way on regulatory reform and advocated for greater investment in our small businesses and local economies. It’s truly been an honor to serve alongside him; it is an even greater honor to call him a friend. I wish him best of luck in his new role and have no dbout he’ll be a tremendous asset to the state in the Office of Advocacy.
For years, Maine loggers and wood-haulers have raised the alarm about the misuse of foreign labor by large landowners and trucking companies. It seems clear that this practice violates federal law by adversely affecting the wages, working conditions and job opportunities for folks trying to make a decent living in the Maine woods. The fact that Labor Secretary Walsh took the time to meet with us today and talk directly with those harmed by this injustice really means a lot.