Kevin Miller

Kevin Miller

Staff Writer

Kevin Miller is Washington bureau chief for the Portland Press Herald and MaineToday Media. He has worked as a journalist in Maine for 6 ½ years, covering the environment, politics and the State House. Before arriving in Maine, he wrote about politics, government and education for newspapers in Virginia and Maryland.
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Latest Articles by Kevin Miller

April 15, 2014

Shenna Bellows gets boost from pro-choice EMILY’s List

The organization's fundraising messages will feature the Democratic candidate who is challenging Sen. Susan Collins.

April 13, 2014

Portland plans expansion of Evergreen Cemetery

The expansion, which will include a structure for cremated remains, is in a space already slated for use as graves.

April 12, 2014

Navy destroyer USS Zumwalt christened at Bath Iron Works

The 610-foot-long warship has advanced technology and a stealthy design to reduce its visibility on enemy radar.

April 10, 2014

Maine christening of USS Zumwalt a milestone for Navy, BIW

Saturday’s ceremony in Bath marks both the military’s first new destroyer class in decades and the local company’s delivery of a revolutionary warship.

April 10, 2014

Bellows raises $433,000 for U.S. Senate bid

The Democrat still trails incumbent Republican Sen. Susan Collins in the money race by a large margin.

April 9, 2014

Feds call for two-person crews on crude oil trains

Meanwhile, a fire chief from Maine testifies the rail company wasn’t prepared to deal with the deadly disaster in Lac-Megantic.

April 7, 2014

Health care access preserved for Portland’s homeless

Officials say homeless patients will be able to get care at a nonprofit health center as a city clinic scales back services starting next week.

April 7, 2014

Brunswick councilors vote against asking for federal review of train facility

The vote follows two hours of public comments on the proposed shelter for Amtrak Downeaster trains.

April 5, 2014

Maine elver fishing begins Sunday under strict quotas, monitoring

The fishery is among the first in the nation to test the use of electronic ‘swipe cards’ to monitor and report catches and could become a model for others.

April 4, 2014

Lawmakers reject LePage plan for more logging of public forests

The bill would have diverted some of the proceeds to boost home energy efficiency.

Latest Blogs by Kevin Miller

April 16, 2014

In radio interview, LePage takes aim at own party

April 16, 2014

New poll: LePage has slight lead over Michaud in Maine gubernatorial race

April 11, 2014

Glass blowing, local food, beer on Michaud's swing through Maine

April 9, 2014

Did Jackson submit bill for partner's relative? Yes, and he's probably related, too

April 9, 2014

Cain outraises Jackson in latest 2nd District fundraising period

April 9, 2014

Maine Democrats 'doubling down' on ground game in 2014

April 8, 2014

Democratic-leaning pollster shows Michaud with 7-point edge on LePage; Cutler well behind

April 7, 2014

Report: GOP to swell in November, but LePage might be high and dry

April 1, 2014

Maine gubernatorial candidates chase the ghost of Ed Muskie

November 19, 2012

Garrett Mason's PAC files late on Aroostook ad buy