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Citizen's Guide - Troy Jackson


District: 35 (map)

Committe: Assistant Majority Leader - Agriculture, Conservation and Forrestry (Chair); Energy, Utilities and Technology

Party: Democratic

Previous Service: House: 121-123 Senate: 124, 125

2012 Ratings: MPA 74%; AFL-CIO 94%; MCV 44%; MSEA 100%; NFIB N/A; MWL 80%; MEA 92%

2010 Ratings: MPA 88%; AFL-CIO 100%; MCV 100%; NFIB 40%; SAM "A"


Phone: (207) 834-4081 (home)


Official Website - Facebook

Address: 167 Allagash Rd., Allagash


2012 Election

General: Jackson 8,521; Edgecomb 8,016
Primary: Unopposed
Spending: Jackson: $20,592.33 (Clean Elections Candidate) Edgecomb: $20,674.75 (Clean Elections Candidate)
Endorsements: MPA; MSEA; AFL-CIO

2010 Election

General: Jackson 7,525; Deveau 5,620
Primary: Unopposed

2008 Election

General: Jackson 11,188; Deveau 6,593
Primary: Jackson 1,831; Pelletier 1,310

2006 Election

General: Jackson 2,826; Unopposed
Primary: Unopposed

In the News

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National popular vote bill dies in Maine | TheHill - The Hill

Loggers and haulers to benefit from new law -

Maine lawmakers pass bills to help workers - WABI

7 Maine Democrats flip, giving new life to bid to link Electoral College to popular vote - WGME

Politicking from the heart - WCSH-WLBZ

Hunters can now give Maine moose permits to wounded vets - WCSH-WLBZ

Senate unanimously approves bold bill package aimed at lowering prescription drug costs - WABI

Maine loggers and wood haulers gain right to bargain collectively - Mainebiz

Maine briefs: Trial wrapping up for man charged with killing deputy; Suspect in 1986 killing of girl expected in court; More - Times Record

Valley Rivers Middle School at senate -

Maine AllCare hosts June 15 rally in Brunswick calling for universal health care - Times Record

Caleb Roebuck: People want open primaries - Lewiston Sun Journal

Maine House rejects effort to link Electoral College to national popular vote - WGME

Bill would allow moose lottery winners to donate permits to veterans - WGME

Bill making its way through Augusta would benefit businesses in Maine - WAGM

Parkland shooting survivor joins Maine teens in push to pass gun bills 'before it is too late' - Press Herald

Maine Senate and House open June 3 with Hindu prayers -

Maine passes bill to end hunger in the state by 2030 - WCSH-WLBZ

Maine Exhales - The American Prospect

Maine solar bill would expand access and increase net metering cap - Energy News Network

Why a farmer in rural Penobscot County needs reliable broadband - Mainebiz

JMG group attends Hall of Flags event - The County

Letter to the editor: Expand Maine's ranked-choice voting to include presidential election - Press Herald

Sen. David Miramant: It's Time to Get Prescription Drug Prices Under Control - Freepress Online

Senate gives the thumbs up to a number of labor-related bills - WABI

Maine becomes latest state to sue pharmaceutical company over opioid crisis - Press Herald

Legislature defeats bill to let unenrolled voters vote in primary - Boothbay Register

Financially strapped EMS providers ask Maine for funding increase -

Transparency a good place to start to reduce prescription drug costs - Bangor Daily News

6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote - IVN - Independent Voter News

Maine utility announces RNG initiative - Biomass Magazine

Mills calls for Maine to borrow $239 million to fix roads, conserve land, build workforce - Press Herald

Jackson sworn in as President of the Maine Senate -

Bill that could expand rural cellphone coverage signed by Mills - Mainebiz

State Senator Troy Jackson prepares to assume duties of Senate President - WAGM

Senate President Jackson welcomes GEAR UP Maine to the State House -

Eye on Augusta: EVs, Revenue Sharing, Expanding Abortion Access & More - Freepress Online

Senate President Troy Jackson announces committee assignments for the 129th Maine Senate -

Democrats assume control of Maine Legislature, select leaders and top state officers - Press Herald

Loggers ask lawmakers to help them get higher pay - WCSH-WLBZ

Political Profile: Troy Jackson, Democratic Incumbent for Maine Senate District 1 - WAGM

Maine lawmakers have let more than 650 bills pile up as adjournment looms - Bangor Daily News

Maine bill aims to address challenges facing rural hospitals - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Financially strapped EMS providers ask state for funding increase - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Eastern Maine Community College spring dean's list - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Maine Democratic leaders say ACA protections will be first order of business in 2019 - Bangor Daily News

Senate Democrats Aim To Lower The Cost Of Prescription Drugs - Maine Public

Senate President-Elect Troy Jackson and Speaker of the House Sara Gideon announced changes to the Joint Standing Committees of the 129th Legislature. - WAGM

State budget nears completion but lawmakers have little wiggle room - Press Herald

Legislature passes bottle redemption center bill -

Program that pays farmers to provide food for hungry Mainers threatened - Press Herald

Republicans counter Democratic paid sick days bill - WABI

Editorials from around New England - Raleigh News & Observer

Bill could aid in the creation of jobs in Maine - WAGM

Top-level Democrats voice support of 'patient protection' bill - Mainebiz

Maine mulls latest sick leave proposal - WCSH-WLBZ

Maine committee endorses bill to elect president by 'popular vote' - Press Herald

Maine Senate president's bill to aid unpaid federal workers clears hurdle - WGME

Lawmakers discuss changing way Maine elects U.S. president - WGME

Maine Senate Democrats and Republicans choose new leaders - Press Herald

Bill seeks to expand Maine's ranked-choice voting to presidential elections - Press Herald

Proposal would nearly double Maine governor's salary, boost legislator pay - WABI

Bill to increase funding for ambulance services heads to Legislature - The Ellsworth American

Politically speaking, it's mud season in Maine - Press Herald

More people are struggling with high drug prices. So Maine and other states are taking action. - The County

National Popular-Vote Bill in Maine Gaining Steam - Public News Service

Prescription Drug Costs: The Search for Solutions As Prices for Prescription Drugs Skyrocket - Maine Public

More legislation introduced to legalize sports betting in Maine - WABI

Critics take aim at plan to allow prescription drug imports from Canada - Press Herald

GOP uses Tax Day to protest budget and taxes - WCSH-WLBZ

First bill of new session: Protect health care coverage for all Mainers - Mainebiz

Current & Coming - Rockland - Camden - Knox - Courier-Gazette - Camden Herald - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Maine Bill Would Establish Constitutional ‘Right To Food’ - CBS Boston

Maine Senate Passes National Popular Vote Bill To Bypass Electoral College - HuffPost

Maine’s Electoral College may yield to popular vote - The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine

Madawaska students visit the State House -

Logging bill can help correct a long history of injustice in Maine woods -

Midcoast women to serve in leadership roles in the next legislature - Times Record

What the biggest Maine state employees union wants from Janet Mills - The County

Lawmakers pass bill to promote pay equality - WABI

Our View: Maine Legislature is rightly taking on drug costs - Press Herald

Janet Mills heralds 'new day' in Maine after being sworn in as governor -

Bill to allow some Maine public workers to strike advances - WCSH-WLBZ

Maine could source more prescriptions drugs from Canada - WABI

Tri-Town News On Campus, June 12 | Stories -

Ex-Maine GOP gov: White people won't get 'anything to say' if Electoral College is eliminated | TheHill - The Hill

Bill to help hospitals in rural Maine heads to lawmakers - WABI

Letter to the editor: Bill would give Maine workers their day in court - Press Herald

Gov. Janet Mills proposes two-year state budget - WCSH-WLBZ

Maine bill would preserve key benefits of ACA in event of repeal - Press Herald

Maine timber industry opposes bill to ban some aerial spraying of herbicides - Press Herald

Mills backs bill to have state guarantee loans to unpaid federal employees - Press Herald

Maine lawmakers to consider whether to allow sports gambling - Associated Press

Carroll G. Honken - Pipestone County Star

Eye on Augusta: Confiscating Guns, Banning “Free Speech” Zones & Marijuana Credit Unions - Freepress Online

Maine Lawmakers Are Throwing Everything They've Got At High Drug Prices. But The Question Remains: Will It Work? - Kaiser Health News

Here's how the Maine Senate voted on the vaccine exemption bill - Press Herald

Taking on 'Big Pharma' to lower prescription drug prices -

Democrats elect Troy Jackson to lead them in the Maine Senate - Bangor Daily News

Maine's Pugnacious Gov. LePage Leaves Behind A Complex Legacy - WBUR