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Senator Troy Jackson

Senator Troy Jackson

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Senator Troy D. Jackson was born and raised in the St. John Valley. He graduated from Allagash Consolidated Community High School in Allagash and from the University of Maine at Fort Kent with a business degree. He is currently serving his first term in the Maine Senate, having served three terms, or six years, in the House of Representatives. He works as a logger in northern Maine.

Senator Jackson is a strong labor advocate, who in recent years has led the cause for fair wages for loggers and independent truckers. While a member of the House, Troy sponsored several pieces of legislation to address logging issues. He served as the House Chair of the Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife and has served on the Joint Standing Committee on Labor.

He is a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on the Sustainability of the Forest Products Industry in Maine, which is charged with developing recommendations to improve the competitiveness of Maine’s forest products industry nationally and internationally.

Troy resides in Allagash with his wife, Lana Pelletier, and their two children, Chace and Camden.