The southern Vermont debate will feature Republican nominee Gerald Malloy and Democratic nominee Peter Welch. The 2022 Digger Debate Series will also include events focused on the U.S. House, gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial races.
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Brattleboro’s World Learning marks its pioneering connection with the Peace Corps
“There is certainly an abundance of history to commemorate,” Peace Corps CEO Carol Spahn said in a weekend visit to Vermont.
‘A head-scratcher’: Vermont’s GOP voters nominate a surprising slate of candidates
Gerald Malloy’s upset victory in the U.S. Senate primary and Liam Madden’s outsider win in the U.S. House primary came as a surprise to political observers and candidates alike. What explains the ideological diversity of the party’s nominees?
3 Vermont infrastructure projects to receive $34 million in federal funding
The three grants will go toward replacing the Winooski River Bridge that connects Winooski and Burlington, constructing the Federal Street multi-modal connector in St. Albans and planning improvements in public transportation in five Vermont counties.
Brock Pierce drops out of Vermont’s US Senate race
Brock Pierce, the cryptocurrency mogul and former child actor, won't be on the ballot this fall.
The Democratic primary for Vermont’s congressional seat was expected to be close. It wasn’t. Why?
It is hard to quantify something like momentum. But even as other candidates plateaued, engagement with Becca Balint’s campaign only grew.
Peter Welch to face Gerald Malloy in Vermont’s US Senate race
Welch, a long-time Democratic member of the U.S. House, is up against Malloy, a Republican political newcomer. Malloy defeated former U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan in the GOP primary.
Leahy seeks hundreds of millions in earmarks for Vermont in his final year as appropriations chief
The state’s senior U.S. senator announced Monday that he included $212 million in funding for Vermont projects in a dozen federal spending bills. But with Leahy set to retire next year, Vermont’s haul could soon shrink.
Becca Balint outpaces Molly Gray in Democratic US House primary fundraising
By mid-July, both the state senator and lieutenant governor had crossed the $1 million fundraising milestone.
GlobalFoundries plant in Essex Junction likely to benefit from bill passed by Congress
Some $52 billion would fund research and commercialization of advanced chip technology, some of which is being conducted at the Vermont facility.
UNH poll shows Becca Balint with lopsided lead over Molly Gray in Democratic US House primary
The survey, commissioned by WCAX, found that 63% of likely Democratic primary voters would vote for Balint, while 21% would vote for Gray.
Weeks away from Democratic US House primary, Balint is closing in on Gray’s fundraising lead
Democratic Lt. Gov. Molly Gray saw a rush of campaign contributions upon launching her campaign for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House in December, taking an early fundraising lead in the competitive primary. But state Senate President Pro Tempore Becca Balint is catching up.
Molly Gray says she’ll get it done for Vermonters in DC. What has she done so far?
The lieutenant governor has made her experience a central part of her pitch to voters in this year’s Democratic congressional primary. Critics ask what she’s done for Vermont.
Vermont environmentalists condemn latest Supreme Court ruling, though Vermont impact will be minimal
“Just as a Vermonter who worries about climate change, it's a big day,” said Jennifer Rushlow, director of the Environmental Law Center at Vermont Law School.