Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives.

Speaker Sara Gideon Maine House

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Good jobs, secure families, strong communities.


I am committed to collaborative problem solving that addresses our biggest challenges. By making Maine an economically vibrant and environmentally healthy state, we can make sure that our children have the opportunity to live, work, and one day raise their own families here.

Recent Press Releases

Speaker Gideon Ends State Shutdown

After a 3-day state shutdown due to House Republican obstruction, Speaker Sara Gideon succeeded in closing the 2017-2019 biennial budget. The budget makes significant investments in education, expands property tax relief for middle class Mainers and rejects devastating cuts to essential government services.

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Committee of Conference Reaches Bipartisan Budget Deal

Late Sunday evening, two days into a government shutdown, Democratic and Republican legislative leaders announced a bipartisan budget agreement. The six-member Committee of Conference voted (5-1) to advance the deal. The House Republican caucus member of the committee, Rep. Tom Winsor, voted against the proposal.

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Our Issues

Speaker Gideon’s number one priority is building an economy that works for everyone. She believes Maine’s future is bright and that we all must work together to capitalize on our natural advantages, deliver quality services, and invest in Maine’s future.