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Representative Kristen Cloutier
  Representing: Lewiston (part)
District #94

Rep. Kristen Cloutier is the Assistant House Majority Leader and is currently serving her third consecutive term in the Maine House of Representatives. She proudly represents House District 94, which includes part of Lewiston, her hometown.

As Assistant Leader, Rep. Cloutier helps lead the 82-member House Democratic Caucus, and her office provides staff and support to all House Democratic members.

Rep. Cloutier has served on both the Taxation Committee and the Committee on Appropriations and Financial Affairs. She has also served as the House co-chair of the Commission to Develop a Paid Family and Medical Leave Benefits Program. Prior to her time in the Legislature, she was the mayor and city council president of Lewiston, representing Ward 5.

During her tenure, Rep. Cloutier has introduced and passed legislation to create a grant program to support family caregivers, to decrease barriers and streamline business licensing so qualified new residents can enter Maine's workforce, to direct $10 million to aid Mainers experiencing homelessness, to create a more transparent process for reporting known lead paint hazards in housing and to restore funding to the State’s Tobacco Prevention and Control Program.

Rep. Cloutier is a class of 2015 alumnae of Emerge Maine, and in 2017 she was awarded their Rising Star Award for her mentorship and support of other women running for elected office. That same year, she was recognized as a Woman of Excellence by the National Foundation of Women Legislators for her work on the Lewiston City Council. In 2019, she was honored with the YWCA of Central Maine's Lee Young Leadership Award in recognition of her civic, organizational and community leadership. More recently, she was selected for the Council of State Government’s 2022 Henry Toll Fellowship.

Rep. Cloutier is actively involved in the Lewiston-Auburn community, currently serving as a member of the Community Concepts Board of Directors, the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College Community Advisory Board and the Lewiston- Auburn Railroad Board of Directors. She has also served as a mentor for the Maine NEW Leadership Program through the Margaret Chase Smith Policy Center at the University of Maine.

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Rep. Cloutier is a member of Legislative Council.

Brief description of the subject matter handled by the committee: Council is responsible for providing professional, nonpartisan staff support services to the Legislature and its officers, members, committees and commissions. These services include legislative research, bill drafting; policy, legal and fiscal analysis; fiscal note preparation; committee staffing; computer support services; public information; library and reference services and support; and general administrative services.

Other responsibilities delegated by the Legislature to the Council include preparing legislative budget requests and overseeing the legislative budget; establishing salary and benefit schedules for all legislative employees, except as otherwise provided by law; approval of employment practices; planning and oversight of projects designed to improve the organization, operation and physical facilities of the Legislature; and assignment of work to legislative committees when the Legislature is not in session. The Council also has responsibility for screening and approving requests to introduce legislation after cloture (after deadline bills) in any legislative session and exercises this same role for all bill requests prior to their introduction in the second regular session and all special sessions.

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Contact Me

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You can also contact me at my home:

33 Charles Street
Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 807-1637

When the Legislature is in session, you can leave a message for me by calling the State House Message Phone: (800) 423-2900 or the State House TDD Line: Relay 711.