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Political Debate 5/20/14

| May 20, 2014

A political debate that aired live on 5/20/14 between Senator Troy Jackson and Senator Emily Cain.  Both candidates are looking to become the democratic candidate in the race to fill the congressional seat currently held by Mike Michaud.

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Mainecare Transport Troubles

| March 24, 2014

The Maine Senate has given initial approval to a bill that would prevent the state from renewing its contracts with companies for a program that provides non-emergency rides to Medicaid patients. The Democratic-controlled Senate voted 24-14 in favor of Democratic leader Troy Jackson’s bill on Monday. The proposal faces further votes in the House and […]

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Program Designed to Help Residents Reduce Their Energy Bills

| March 18, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s administration is pushing a proposal to use money generated from increased logging on public lands to fund a program designed to help residents reduce their energy bills. LePage criticized lawmakers Tuesday for stalling a similar measure introduced by Senate Majority Leader Troy Jackson. He’s introducing a new […]

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Jackson Looking to Revoke State Contract for MaineCare Rides Program

| November 21, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Democratic Maine lawmaker has introduced a bill to revoke the state’s contracts for a troubled non-emergency transportation program. The bill introduced by Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash was admitted by a bipartisan panel of legislative leaders on Thursday for consideration next session. The MaineCare rides program has received […]

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Gov. LePage Vetoes State Budget/ Reax From Troy Jackson on War of Words

| June 24, 2013

Governor Paul LePage vetoed the state budget this afternoon as expected. LePage has stood firm in his stance against raising taxes..at times speaking out against state lawmakers. The war on words was plenty evident last week  Aroostook County lawmaker Troy Jackson was the target of a rant by LePage over the budget. But Jackson says […]

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