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
Here's the latest message sent to Speaker Gideon's email list: Dear Friend, I hope your first week under Gov. Mills’ “Stay Healthy at Home” order has been a positive one. I know we all miss our friends, families and daily routines. But each day that passes is another...read more
Unemployment Insurance Please note this information was posted on April 9, 2020 and is subject to change if there is updated guidance. The number one concern my office has received is about applying for and receiving unemployment benefits. The increase in claims has...read more
On March 12, Maine reported its first case of COVID-19. Overnight, Mainers sprung into action. Neighbors are organizing trips to the grocery store for their elderly neighbors. Maine’s distilleries have begun manufacturing hand sanitizer. Maine sewing and manufacturing...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.