Scott easily defeated two Republican primary challengers, and Siegel was unopposed in the Democratic race. Mike Pieciak faced no competition to win the Democratic nomination for state treasurer.
A woman named Jean has been living out of her black car in Vermont for several months, and the heat is becoming harder and harder to bear. Still, Jean would refuse the prospect of giving up her beloved dogs — even if it meant she would finally have a roof over her head.
A new report finds that even though Vermont’s annual spending on homelessness prevention and support services has roughly tripled since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of people experiencing homelessness is double that of pre-pandemic levels — and appears to still be rising.
A unanimous ruling of the five justices released Friday affirmed a lower court decision rejecting Auditor Doug Hoffer’s bid to obtain employee pay information for the state-contracted organization.
The state auditor expressed concern about the awards, contending there are no requirements to demonstrate that taxpayer money is being spent to best effect.
Perennial candidate H. Brooke Paige is now the only Republican primary contender in Vermont’s races for treasurer, auditor, secretary of state and attorney general.
Thursday was the deadline for Vermont political hopefuls to file their primary candidacy petitions with the Secretary of State’s Office.
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.
Things are quickly ending up on the cutting room floor as lawmakers hustle to adjourn.
Last fall, Vermont school staff asked lawmakers to hold off on passing new education laws in the upcoming legislative session. But roughly seven months later, as the legislative session nears its end, lawmakers’ plates have been full when it comes to education bills.
A report from State Auditor Doug Hoffer’s office, issued Monday, showed the Agency of Human Services overpaid 17 health care providers and found that some providers should not have been paid at all.
The latest report from the state auditor’s office critiques how the Agency of Administration assesses quality of life and how it conveys that information to politicians and the public.
Today’s dairy farmers are innovative, problem-solving businessmen and women who live on the land they work and are determined to leave that land better than they found it.
Transitioning from dairy will decrease net greenhouse gas emissions, help with housing, make Lake Champlain healthier, and provide an exit for hard-working farm families.