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Jackson: Accountability, transparency still crucial for new step-down facility

  AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement regarding ongoing work by the Legislature to provide adequate transparency and oversight to ensure a new step-down facility for patients at Riverview Psychiatric Center meets the needs of both...

Weekly Radio Address: Jackson says Mainers will know that Democrats are on their side

Hi, this is Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson. Thanks for tuning in. One of my earliest memories of politics is of going to the polls with my mom in 1972 when she cast her ballot for president. We learn so much from our parents. My mom is a great woman, who did everything she could to...

Sen. Troy Jackson is serving his fourth term in the Maine Senate and second as the Senate Democratic Leader. He represents Senate District 1, which includes northern Aroostook County.

A lifelong resident of the St. John River Valley and a logger by trade, Sen. Jackson is passionate advocate for workers’ rights, including protections from unfair international competition and the freedom to join a union.

Sen. Jackson is a member of the Democratic National Committee, and has previously served on the Maine Legislature’s committees on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife; Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development; State and Local Government; Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry; and Energy, Utilities and Technology.

He attended Allagash Consolidated Community High School, and graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent. He lives in Allagash with his partner, Lana Pelletier. They have two adult sons, Chace and Camden.


  • Knights of Columbus
  • Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine
  • International Union of Painters and Allied Trades


  • Graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

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