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Thank you, readers, for giving $79,536 this season.
We have $20,464 left to raise by December 31.
The 2014 midterm elections are here. Access our comprehensive coverage, including debate archives, candidate profiles, side-by-side comparisons, campaign finance connections, and more. Visit project
Enter your address in VTDigger's Legislative Lookup to find your lawmakers and learn more about them, including biographical and contact information, sponsored bills, voting records, committee memberships and campaign finance details. Visit project
VTDigger's Campaign Finance Database allows you to find out who gives to political campaigns and how candidates raise money in Vermont.
For the first time, and at no cost to taxpayers, users can easily search for donors and candidates by name, quickly retrieve aggregated totals, and explore business and family connections between donors. Visit project
The VTDigger/Castleton Polling Institute poll is based on data from 682 interviews drawn from a random sample of registered voters in Vermont. Interviews were conducted by phone by from March 31 to April 7, 2014. Thirteen percent of interviews were conducted with registered voters on cellphones. The data reported are weighted based on estimations of the population of Vermont registered voters to account for differential in response rates among age groups. Visit project
This special section explains how Vermont's health care exchange works for individuals and small businesses. The guide includes interactive subsidy graphs, a navigator map and detailed information about subsidies, penalties and tax ramifications. Visit project
Perhaps we can renew the health care discussion without the rhetoric that caused polarization in the search for a solution.
An absolute reduction in education costs is what Vermont needs today.
Single payer was going to change everything for everyone, and for the better. Or at least that was the plan.
“My discussions with people go like this: They say, ‘I want you to lower my property taxes.’ I say, ‘What would you like me to do to lower your property taxes?’ Everyone has different ideas. The challenge we have as a Legislature is trying to bring consensus on how you solve the articulated problem most people feel, which is lower my property taxes.” — House Speaker Shap Smith