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.
It is hard to quantify something like momentum. But even as other candidates plateaued, engagement with Becca Balint’s campaign only grew.
Vermont’s two U.S. senators, Sanders and Patrick Leahy, voted for the Inflation Reduction Act on Sunday. The bill would invest nearly $400 billion in fighting climate change, lower the price of prescription drugs and extend health care subsidies.
The Vermont senator did not say he would oppose the measure. But he said it should be amended before it passes, to include priorities he said had been left out — to address homelessness, student debt, child care and Medicare.
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.
Nine days ahead of Vermont’s primary election, the U.S. senator and former presidential candidate stumped for the woman he hopes will join him in the state’s three-person congressional delegation.
Some $52 billion would fund research and commercialization of advanced chip technology, some of which is being conducted at the Vermont facility.
During her years as majority leader and president pro tempore, Balint has been blessed with a Democratic supermajority. Now, she wants to take her relationship-building tactics to the politically volatile U.S. House.
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.
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.
A constitutional amendment to guarantee sexual and reproductive freedoms will be on the ballot in Vermont this November.
A recent article profiling a “millennial couple” from Connecticut who created an “Airbnb empire” of 15 southern Vermont properties has sparked debate about the role of short-term rentals in Vermont’s housing crisis.
After President Joe Biden proposed suspending the federal gas tax, the governor is exploring the process of following suit in Vermont.
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.