Jackson, legislative leaders raise alarm over uptick in hate crimes

If this isn’t who we are as Mainers, then we must prove it by coming together and putting an end to this violence driven by racism, homophobia and antisemitism. If we believe that all Mainers deserve to feel safe and respected in their homes, in their workplaces and in their communities, then we must make that a reality. As legislative leaders, we believe in the kindness and strength of Maine people to step up and make that happen.

Pres. Jackson files bill to protect Sappi Paper Mill, workers

Let me be perfectly clear, from Madawaska to Skowhegan and Rumford to Baileyville, Legislative Democrats will always fight to protect jobs at the mills that power our forest products industry. As elected officials, we should do everything in our power to help, not hurt, mills like Sappi who hire Mainers into good-paying jobs.

Pres. Jackson releases statement on Gov. Mills’ quarantine

AUGUSTA – Today, Gov. Janet T. Mills announced that out of caution she would quarantine after a possible exposure to COVID-19. The governor was slated to swear-in members of the 130th Maine Legislature tomorrow at the Augusta Civic Center. Maine lawmakers will now be sworn in by Hon. Andrew M. Mead, Acting Chief Justice of […]