Chittenden County’s six incumbent senators have occupied the Vermont Senate for a combined 45 years, but a group of energized voters plans to send at least three of them packing and replace them with fresh faces.
For the second time in 12 months, pot smokers in the Green Mountain State watched their dreams of legally possessing and growing marijuana go down in flames.
Among the election vulnerabilities discussed at Tuesday’s briefing were Vermont’s AccuVote-OS vote tabulators. The ballot-counting optical scanners are used in all New England states, including most towns in Vermont.
Vote tabulation machines can be hacked to switch votes without officials knowing it, but one town clerk in Vermont says she’s never heard of the vulnerability and received no guidance from the Secretary of State’s office for how to spot it.
Vermont’s secretary of state says the election system is secure after hackers breached databases in Arizona and Illinois, but the ballot-counting machine at the center of the state’s voting process offers little reason for confidence.
The trip, which will not include opportunities to meet with dissidents, comes after President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced the restoration of diplomatic relations in 2014.
Controversial statements uttered last week by Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates offer undecided voters a last-minute opportunity to get off the fence and vote with confidence Tuesday.
The Vermont Department of Health has begun releasing statistics on active tuberculosis among refugees following Watchdog’s reporting on the issue.
Medical professionals from University of Vermont Medical Center are treating refugees for contagious active tuberculosis, according to documents Watchdog obtained through a public records request.
Epidemiologists at the Vermont Department of Health are concealing the number of refugees with contagious active tuberculosis nearly a month after Watchdog reported that more than one-third of Vermont’s resettled refugees test positive for TB.
Data from the Vermont Department of Health show that more than one-third of refugees resettled in Vermont test positive for tuberculosis.
Businessmen behind Jay Peak and Q Burke ski resorts have been charged with fraud for alleged misuse of more than $200 million in investor money raised through the federal EB-5 program.