“Vermonters turned out in record numbers this election, and they delivered what I believe was a clear mandate for practical, principled and cooperative leadership. They also delivered us split-party government, asking us to listen to all voices and all ideas, and work together.”
In a public statement issued Dec. 7, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott contrasted the number of Americans killed during the Dec. 7, 1941 Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor — 2,463 — with the 8,913 Americans who died Dec. 3-6 of Covid-19.
His administration’s plan to quiz students on where they spent Thanksgiving struck a “guilt nerve” and a “resistance nerve” as shown by vehement community pushback, Gov. Phil Scott said at his press conference Friday.
The Franklin West Supervisory Union, covering Fairfax, Fletcher, and Georgia, will not comply with the Scott administration’s directive to question schoolchildren Monday about whether they spent their Thanksgiving with people outside of their immediate family.
A short time after the Associated Press and other press organizations declared Democrat Joseph Biden the winner of the Pennsylvania primary and the likely recipient of 270 electoral votes needed for election, Gov. Phil Scott issued a press release congratulating “President-Elect Biden.”
Two-time incumbent Republican Gov. Phil Scott handily won reelection Tuesday night, defeating Progressive/Democrat David Zuckerman by a 67%-26% margin.
Vermonters who make “unnecessary” trips across the Connecticut River into central and northern New Hampshire must quarantine for 14 days upon return, Gov. Phil Scott said at his press conference Tuesday.
The statement calls for reform of the regional electricity market design, transmission planning process, and the governance of the ISO-New England, the independent system operator for the New England power system.
The Cato Institute published the “Fiscal Policy Report Card on America’s Governors 2020,” which uses publicly available data to assess the fiscal performance of the governors and how they restrained or grew the size of their state’s government.
Negotiations to move Vermont inmates from a Mississippi prison to to just across the Connecticut River from Bradford failed because the Haverhill, N.H., facility lacks necessary drug treatment programs.
Governor Phil Scott on Wednesday announced action on a range of bills, including the Legislature’s bill to create a regulated cannabis market in Vermont, which will be allowed to go into law without his signature.
On Friday, Gov. Phil Scott delivered the traditional adjournment address to both chambers of the Vermont Legislature, commemorating the close of 2019-2020 legislative biennium.