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Susan Cover

Susan Cover

Susan Cover has been a journalist for 24 years, working at newspapers in Kansas, Rhode Island, Ohio and Maine. In 2002, Susan moved to Maine to cover state government and spent 10 years in the Statehouse Bureau working for the Kennebec Journal. She covered state budgets, hundreds of bills, and referenda campaigns including bear baiting and marriage equality. In 2013, Susan was promoted to city editor at the Kennebec Journal, leading a team of reporters and photographers to put out each day’s paper. Susan is a graduate of Muskingum University in Ohio and has a master’s degree in newspaper journalism from Syracuse University. Most recently, Susan left daily newspaper journalism to pursue freelance writing and her other passion – taking run-down houses in Kennebec County and bringing them back to life. She lives in Augusta with her partner and their pets – Piper the cat and Wooley the dog.


LATEST ARTICLES

When bail doesn’t work

When bail doesn’t work

Efforts to eliminate cash bail are being considered in the legislative and judicial branches as Maine examines ways to reform its criminal justice system.

The prosecutor’s power

The prosecutor’s power

Through plea bargains, mandatory minimums and growing political clout, Maine’s DAs wield plenty of power in an increasingly inconsistent judicial system.

Altered State

Altered State

With control in the Legislature and Janet Mills in the Blaine House, Maine Democrats shift their focus to implementing Medicaid expansion and executing a blue agenda.

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