Troy Jackson

state budget

Maine voters feel strongly that legislators should honor referendum results

A new survey shows that large majorities of Mainers want the legislature to leave laws recently passed by referendum alone. 79% agreed that “the Maine legislature should respect the outcome

economy

Sen. Millett’s bill would guarantee paid sick days for working Mainers

41 million people, more than a third of American workers, don’t have the option of taking a single paid sick day from their jobs. A new bill introduced Wednesday at

Troy Jackson

Mainers speak against ‘chaos’ of Obamacare repeal

Health care advocates gathered with legislators and small business owners in Augusta on Wednesday to stand against what they called “political brinksmanship” in Washington that threatens the health care of

human rights

Privatization concerns at heart of Riverview controversy

A spate of recent headlines about the LePage administration’s effort to build a new facility at the Riverview Psychiatric Center in Augusta have focused on the political nature of the

Troy Jackson

New Senate Democratic leaders pledge to ‘fight like hell’ for working Mainers

Troy Jackson of Allagash, who is returning to the Maine State Senate this January after two-years out of office, has been selected by his colleagues to serve as leader of

fair wages

Watch Troy Jackson’s barnburner on the minimum wage

When Democratic National Committee member Troy Jackson took the stage at the Maine State Democratic Convention on Saturday, he noted that he had the “good fortune of running unopposed” for