AUGUSTA – Senate President Troy Jackon, D-Allagash, testified in support of two Aroostook County residents nominated to serve on the Loring Development Authority during a confirmation hearing before the Legislature’s Committee on Innovation, Development, Economic Advancement and Business on Tuesday. The committee unanimously approved the nomination of Grace O’Neal of Limestone and Joseph M. Sleeper, […]
AUGUSTA – A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash to help the Loring Development Authority (LDA) navigate the COVID-19 was signed by Gov. Janet T. Mills on Wednesday. “As we continue to get the COVID-19 pandemic under control and get our economy back up to speed, this vital investment in the Loring Development […]
AUGUSTA – A bill from Senate President Troy Jackson of Allagash to help the Loring Development Authority (LDA) navigate the COVID-19 was enacted by the Legislature early Friday morning. The proposal would provide flexible financing to support LDA’s efforts to revitalize the Loring Air Force Base by embracing new economic opportunities and creating good-paying jobs. […]
This investment reaffirms the state’s commitment to revitalizing the Loring Air Force Base and expanding economic opportunity in rural Maine. More importantly, it shows the state’s commitment to the future of Aroostook County.