Super PACs have yet to buy ads in Vermont’s marquee political race, but that’s not stopping two leading candidates from arguing about them.
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Leahy, Sanders and Welch vote for bipartisan gun safety legislation
Vermont’s congressional delegation joined majorities in the U.S. Senate and House in backing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act, which is likely to be the first significant gun safety package signed into law in decades.
As US Supreme Court strikes down Roe v. Wade, abortion remains protected in Vermont
A constitutional amendment to guarantee sexual and reproductive freedoms will be on the ballot in Vermont this November.
As Biden pitches gas tax holiday, Scott considers following suit in Vermont
After President Joe Biden proposed suspending the federal gas tax, the governor is exploring the process of following suit in Vermont.
Vermont farmworkers petition ICE to drop deportation cases, citing Biden administration guidance
The document argues that federal immigration authorities should close deportation cases for 10 men because they do not have characteristics that would make them a priority for deportation.
State employees union endorses Molly Gray for Congress
“Molly was extraordinarily brave in coming off the sidelines very early in the midst of the pension fight,” VSEA Executive Director Steve Howard said.
Peter Welch votes with US House to pass gun safety package
The Democratic congressman from Vermont cosponsored the Protecting Our Kids Act and voted to pass the legislation Wednesday afternoon.
Isaac Evans-Frantz doesn’t want the US Senate race to be a ‘coronation’
“I'm not willing to accept the idea that this election is for sale, that this is an auction,” said Evans-Frantz, who is challenging U.S. Rep. Peter Welch in the Democratic primary for Vermont’s open Senate seat.
In election season with historic turnover, some statewide races will see little competition
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.
Vermont’s left is split on US House candidates — but unified in opposition to Molly Gray
Three competitors in the Democratic congressional primary are seeking the endorsement of the Progressive Party. Lt. Gov. Molly Gray, who is increasingly viewed by progressives as the establishment candidate, is not one of them.
After Texas elementary school shooting leaves 21 dead, Vermont leaders call for action on guns
“Nothing has changed, nothing except more lives lost,” U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said Wednesday.
Who is running Christina Nolan’s US Senate campaign?
The team generally communicates with the press through an anonymous email account that does not include a phone number. The campaign has not responded to multiple requests for a staff list.
Political ‘earthquake’ leads to tsunami of turnover in Vermont’s elected offices
The state will have at least four new leaders in top executive roles come January, at least one new member of Congress and dozens of new state legislators.
TJ Donovan won’t seek reelection as Vermont attorney general￼
Donovan was elected attorney general in 2016 and previously served as Chittenden County state’s attorney for 10 years.