Lawmakers of the Senate Committee on Government Operations on Tuesday expressed regret over giving the governor a say in this year’s elections and began drafting legislation to strip him of his authority in the matter.
Can the Vermont Legislature cut its way out of a looming $400 million budget deficit in next year’s budget? Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe thinks not.
A recent poll on Vermont’s voting preferences reveals a range of attitudes that run counter to election policies in the state — most notably, voters overwhelmingly think an ID should be required for casting a vote, and more than half say election officials can’t verify who is filling out absentee ballots.
Are police using drones for surveillance? No. Are citizens informing on fellow citizens? Yes. Is the press being controlled? No. Absolutely not. Will protective facial masks become mandatory? Probably not.
As Vermont’s secretary of state and governor continue to discuss a proposal for expanded mail-in voting this election season, some lawmakers and citizens are worried that widespread use of a mail-in system could lead to voter fraud.
Now Kenyon, a longstanding columnist for the daily Valley News and other area publications, wonders why the same town that is hands-off about illegal immigrants has sent a letter to second-home owners inquiring about their whereabouts.
Although all U.S. states have reported cases of COVID-19, the distribution of the cases and deaths has remained heavily concentrated in a small number of states, and among a small number of counties within all states.
As Vermont continues to open slowly now that the coronavirus is weakening, local leaders say the shutdown has created unprecedented challenges for small business.
In separate actions, Vermont Daily, Vermont Right to Life and gubernatorial candidate John Klar have plunked down cash to pay the Vermont Attorney General’s Office for public records dealing with Planned Parenthood.
A new study gives Vermont a “C” grade for its efforts to reopen the economy as coronavirus cases, hospitalizations and deaths continue to decline.
Edward Gilbert of Graniteville has joined Jimmy Rodriguez of Arizona as an announced Republican challenger to incumbent Democratic Congressman Peter Welch.