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RADIO ADDRESS: “The world was built in a way that favors the richest and most powerful among us. And it’s up to us to change it.”

Like most people, I grew up believing in the myth that if you worked hard and saved responsibly, you’d be all set. But that’s just not true. The reality is, the world was built in a way that favors the richest and most powerful among us. And it’s up to us to change it.   Hello,...

Carpenter, Jackson receive high scores from Maine AFL-CIO on voting record for working families

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Sen. Mike Carpenter, D—Houlton, have received high scores from the Maine AFL-CIO’s legislative scorecard for their support of working families during the second session of the 128th Legislature.   “Hardworking Maine...

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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