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Sen. Jackson statement on the death of Loren Keim

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson released the following statement of condolences upon learning of the death of Sen. Lisa Keim's son, Loren. “The Senate is a family, and when one of us is suffering, we all suffer,” said Sen. Jackson. “A death in the family is always a...

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...

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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