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Radio Address: Jackson says working-class families shouldn’t suffer so the ultra-rich can get a tax cut

Hello, this is Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson. Thanks for tuning in. While families in Aroostook County struggle to make ends meet, politicians in D.C. are conspiring to provide huge giveaways to the rich, funded by tax increases on middle class families and cuts to health care for...

Radio Address: Jackson urges action to save Northern Maine logging jobs

For decades, unfair international competition has put the squeeze on the men and women in Maine’s woods. Big landowners hire Canadians to work our forests while hardworking Maine loggers and truckers are forced to sit at home, watching helplessly as their way of life disappears. This is...

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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