Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for tuning in. As you may have seen from the news, House Republicans refused to extend the session, as is routine, to finish any outstanding businesses in the Legislature. This was not an issue of partisanship - the vote...
AUGUSTA — On Wednesday, a Joint Order that would extend the Legislative session failed to receive the necessary two-thirds vote in the House of Representative. The vote was 82-66. It passed the Senate unanimously earlier the same day. Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson, of...
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 a 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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