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Radio Address | Jackson: Put Maine jobs, American manufacturing first

Hi, this is Senator Troy Jackson from Allagash. Thanks for listening. I have always believed that if there’s work that needs to be done in our state, Mainers should have a chance to do it. If there’s economic activity happening in Maine, our businesses, workers and communities should...

Sen. Jackson welcomes Loring Jobs Corps Center Honor Guard to the State House

Sen. Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, welcomed the Loring Jobs Corps Center Honor Guard to the State House on January 19, 2017. The Honor Guard presented the colors in the Maine Senate that day, observed meetings of the Maine Senate and House of Representatives and met with Sen. Jackson. The group was...

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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