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Dems take Opportunity Agenda on the Road

Lawmakers to tour Maine for budget that cuts property taxes, fully funds schools and invests in communities, families and jobs AUGUSTA — After an enthusiastic reception at a recent Town Hall meeting in Bangor, Democratic lawmakers from the House and Senate will visit at least 12 more communities...

Workers, businesses rally behind ‘Buy America, Build Maine Act’

Jackson’s bill would support American manufacturing, reinvest taxpayer dollars in Maine AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, would require the State of Maine to support American manufacturing and the creation of jobs in Maine when it contracts for public works or services. The...

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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