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The LePage administration has fired Dr. Dora Anne Mills from her position as medical director in the Office of MaineCare Services.
Mills, who previously served for about 15 years as director of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention, had been at her new job since January.
"As DHHS continues to assemble its new leadership team, Dr. Dora Anne Mills has been relieved of her duties," said a statement released by John Martins, spokesman for the department. "DHHS will continue to assess and evaluate the administrative responsibilities at OMS. We wish Dr. Mills the best in future endeavors."
Lawmakers from both parties are expressing disappointment at Mills' firing.
Read more at the Kennebec Journal.