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Democratic County lawmakers to host Fort Kent forum on uptick of Moose-related accidents

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash, Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, and Rep. Danny Martin, D-Sinclair, will hold a public forum on Thursday, August 30 regarding the rising number of moose-related accidents in Aroostook County. The meeting is open to the public and will...

Bipartisan ethics committee votes to release remaining clean elections funds without legislative fix

AUGUSTA—On Thursday, the Maine Ethics Commission voted 3-1 to release the remaining $3 million in clean elections funds to qualified candidates, ruling that a legislative fix was not necessary based on the Superior Court decision from Justice William Stokes earlier this month. Despite an error...

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.


Associations

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

Board Positions

  • Fish River Rural Health
  • Aroostook County Action Program

Education

  • Graduated from the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

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