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Kevin Miller joined the staff of the Portland Press Herald in 2012 and has worked as a journalist in Maine since 2005. He currently covers state politics, the Maine Legislature and environmental/natural resources issues. A policy wonk, Kevin previously wrote about Congress and federal issues as the Press Herald’s Washington, DC correspondent. Before settling in Maine, he covered state government, higher education and environmental issues for newspapers in Virginia and Maryland. In his spare time, Kevin enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, cross-country skiing or doing pretty much anything else outdoors. He lives in Newcastle with his wife, Carissa, and their dog.

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  • Published
    July 14, 2012

    Finance reports show Dill still far behind King

    State Sen. Cynthia Dill, the Democrat from Cape Elizabeth who hopes to replace Olympia Snowe in the U.S. Senate, raised more than $66,000 for her election bid over a three-month period, according to new campaign finance reports.

  • Published
    July 14, 2012

    New England delegation seeks flexibility in cod limits

    WASHINGTON — Members of New England’s congressional delegation are asking federal regulators for more flexibility in setting cod catch limits for next year as the region’s struggling groundfish industry faces the potential for even more severe cuts.

  • Published
    July 14, 2012

    NE delegation seeks flexibility in cod limits

    WASHINGTON — Members of New England’s congressional delegation are asking federal regulators for more flexibility in setting cod catch limits for next year as the region’s struggling groundfish industry faces the potential for even more severe cuts.

  • Published
    July 13, 2012

    Former Congressman Peter Kyros dies at 86

    WASHINGTON — Former U.S. Rep. Peter Kyros of Portland was remembered Thursday as a dedicated lawmaker who never lost his interest in politics and kept working until months before he died at age 86.

  • Published
    July 12, 2012

    A rare milestone: Sen. Collins casts 5,000th consecutive vote

    The Maine senator hasn’t missed one for 15 years, drawing high praise for her work ethic and dedication.

  • Published
    July 12, 2012

    Former Maine Congressman Peter Kyros dies at 86

    Among other things, he is credited with helping establish the current 200-mile offshore territorial limit that protects U.S. fishing interests from foreign fishing fleets.

  • Published
    July 12, 2012

    LePage, Pingree fight about Medicaid expansion continues

    WASHINGTON — The political fight over Maine’s Medicaid programs continued Wednesday as Gov. Paul LePage accused U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of becoming “part of the jet-setting Washington culture that keeps people dependent on government handouts.”

  • Published
    July 12, 2012

    LePage, Pingree battle on over Medicaid programs

    WASHINGTON — The political fight over Maine’s Medicaid programs continued Wednesday as Gov. Paul LePage accused U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree of becoming “part of the jet-setting Washington culture that keeps people dependent on government handouts.”

  • Published
    July 11, 2012

    LePage letters blast Pingree in dispute over Medicaid

    It is “astounding that you would actively advocate for the federal government to overrule Maine decisions,” LePage writes to Pingree.

  • Published
    July 11, 2012

    Pingree challenges LePage plan for Medicaid cuts

    WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree is urging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to block a plan by Gov. Paul LePage to save money by dropping an estimated 27,000 low-income Mainers from the state’s Medicaid rolls.

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