Pres. Jackson condemns Republican hypocrisy

AUGUSTA – After blocking a special session of the 129th Maine Legislature, citing newfound safety concerns, Legislative Republicans released a new proposal today that would roll back health and safety guidelines amid the pandemic.  Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, released the following statement: “The hypocrisy from my Republican colleagues is really getting old. After months […]

Pres. Jackson slams Republicans for silencing the voices of Mainers

AUGUSTA–On Monday, the Maine Legislature convened to consider critical investments in Maine’s transportation infrastructure, economy, natural resources and energy efficiency. Bond proposals must receive a two-thirds vote of the members present to go before Maine voters in November. The Legislature overwhelmingly approved a $105 million transportation bond, which will support upgrades to roads and bridges […]

President Jackson releases statement ahead of special session

Augusta, MAINE – Governor Janet Mills issued a proclamation today calling for a special legislative session to be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, August 26, 2019, to consider transportation, infrastructure and economic development, environmental protection, and land conservation bonds. “With thousands of households and small businesses struggling with poor internet, with Mainers navigating aging roads and […]