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
Speaker of the House Sara Gideon and Rep. Drew Gattine (D- Westbrook), House Chair of the Appropriations and Financial Affairs Committee, sent a letter to Seema Verma, Administrator of the Centers for Medicaid Services (, outlining the many actions of the Maine Legislature regarding the funding and implementation of Medicaid Expansion.read more
New laws prioritize working families, Maine-based businesses and economic growth AUGUSTA – Lawmakers passed a major tax reform measure, a package of child protection bills and strategic investments in Maine’s workforce during the special session that finally adjourned...read more
AUGUSTA - Today, the Maine Supreme Court issued a decision ordering the LePage Administration to implement the voter-approved Medicaid Expansion law and file a State Plan Amendment. The decision dismissed the Administration’s appeal of previous court orders requiring...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.