Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives.
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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
In Maine, we look out for each other and we take care of one another. We saw it last week after the windstorm left most of us without power as neighbors took care of neighbors. And we saw it again this past Tuesday when Mainers said yes, we all deserve access to affordable, quality healthcare.read more
After a victory at the ballot box, Maine voters resoundingly approved the expansion of Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act. Despite this huge victory, Governor Paul Lepage and House Minority Leader Ken Fredette have already pledged to obstruct the results of the election and erect barriers to implementation.read more
Tonight, Maine voters approved Question 2 on the statewide ballot. This citizens’ initiative will require the state government to provide Medicaid through MaineCare for persons under the age of 65 and with incomes equal to or below 138 percent of the official poverty line.read more
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.