A number of lively races are expected in November as candidates vie to replace outgoing legislators.
The Montpelier mayor was the top vote-getter among five candidates; incumbents Ann Cummings and Andrew Perchlik also qualified for the November ballot.
The contest tees up the capital’s first change in representation in more than a decade.
Four years ago, Gov. Scott said, “Today we choose action, over inaction. Doing something, over doing nothing.” He should sign S.30.
John Klar, a Republican candidate for governor, had sought to add ‘Liberty and Justice for all’ next to a ‘Black Lives Matter’ mural.
More than 200 people helped paint the mural in front of the Statehouse on Saturday.
The project came together in under a week, and had the support of Gov. Phil Scott.
Gov. Phil Scott supports painting the slogan in front of the Statehouse, saying it will be a 'necessary reminder' to make equity a priority.
Terje Anderson said he should have insisted on greater oversight of the party's finances. “If somebody had known that somebody was looking at this stuff, it probably wouldn’t have happened.”
The local issue of scooter regulation popped up in statewide legislation after an amendment was introduced to authorize a pilot program with rules and guidelines for the devices.
Christine Hallquist’s loss reveals the broad appeal Gov. Phil Scott has been able to maintain among more moderate Democratic and independent voters.
When there is a tough decision to make, instead of responsibly funding priorities, the governor opts to charge the state’s and taxpayers’ credit card now and pay later.
Republicans fail to reach beyond the shrinking pool of white voters, while Vermont Democrats’ handling of Twitter activity suggests a willingness to engage in D.C.-style politics.
For someone who campaigned as a moderate Republican last election, Scott has very much followed his party’s playbook of pushing austerity budgets, vilifying public employees and favoring corporations over workers.