Susan M. Cover

Susan M. Cover

State House Bureau

Latest Articles by Susan M. Cover

May 17, 2013

Maine committee deeply split on dental care bill

By authorizing hygienists to do more, the bill might benefit rural children, but dentists object.

May 14, 2013

Bill to arm Maine forest rangers stalls

Nearly 20 forest rangers testified in favor of the bill last month, but the agency that oversees the rangers doesn't back the bill.

April 21, 2013

Maine lawmaker seeks tighter pharmacy regulation

Rep. Sharon Anglin Treat says Maine should learn from the 2012 meningitis outbreak linked to Massachusetts.

April 19, 2013

Maine bill aims to teach kids basic finances

Lawmakers say children don't understand credit cards or how to check bank statements.

April 18, 2013

Bill aims to protect Malaga's descendants

Marnie Darling Voter shared personal – and painful – secrets with Maine State Museum curator Kate McBrien . . .

April 11, 2013

Maine dentists oppose measure expanding hygienists' role

But supporters of the bill say the addition of 'dental hygiene therapists' would expand access to care.

April 7, 2013

Moms hope BPA fight leads to new law

Bills being considered this week would further limit the use of BPA and tighten labeling rules.

April 4, 2013

Maine House: School superintendents can live anywhere

The House favors letting school boards ignore the live-in-the-district rule when choosing superintendents.

April 4, 2013

House gives first OK to superintendent residency bill

The bill gives local school boards the power to override city charter requirements that superintendents must live in the city.

March 30, 2013

Successful bidders get to name trails, big trees in China park

The Thurston Park Committee comes up with a creative fundraising idea to pay for repairs to the access road.

Latest Blogs by Susan M. Cover

April 18, 2014

Poliquin first to TV in Maine's 2nd congressional district race

April 17, 2014

Authors, PACs, old foes and a LePage aide: Tidbits from 2nd district filings

April 17, 2014

National LGBT group endorses Michaud for Maine governor

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