Anne Galloway

Anne Galloway

Anne Galloway is the founder of VTDigger.org. She has worked as a reporter and editor in Vermont for 17 years. Before she began devoting nearly every waking hour to the management of VTD and coverage of the Vermont Legislature, the governor and state government, Galloway served as the editor of the Sunday Rutland Herald and Times Argus and maintained a quarter-acre vegetable garden in her spare time. She began her career in newspapering as a pre-med-student-turned-literature major at the University of Kentucky, when her first feature story was published in the Kentucky Kernel. She moved to her husband’s home state, Vermont, in 1988 and got a job as a staff writer for the Hardwick Gazette. A year later she began reporting for the Barton Chronicle. For many years, she was a contributing writer for Seven Days and a visual arts reviewer for the Times Argus. Her reporting has appeared in The New York Times, the New York Daily News, Vermont Life and City Pages (Minneapolis). She is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors. Galloway and her husband have two adult children. They live in East Hardwick.

Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @GallowayVTD

Homepage: http://vtdigger.org

    Story and video: Shumlin administration looks for savings to offset $31M downgrade in state revenue

    Gov. Peter Shumlin and Secretary of Administration Jeb Spaulding announced a reduction in revenue forecasts for fiscal year 2015 at a news conference Thursday, July 24. Photo by John Herrick/VTDigger

    Gov. Peter Shumlin says the 1.8 percentage point reduction in forecast is a “minor adjustment” that will require budget cuts, but not layoffs.

    Story and video: Milne takes aim at Shumlin’s policy, style and record

    Former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas (right) shakes hands with Republican Scott Milne, who launched his campaign for governor Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Aldrich Public Library in Barre. Photo by Cory Dawson/VTDigger

    Republican challenger Scott Milne depicts governor as “ultra-progressive,” “radical,” “brazen” and “reckless.” Vows to campaign on health care, energy and the economy.

    Vermont looks for housing for child refugees from Central America

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    Gov. Peter Shumlin has agreed to take a preliminary look for facilities in response to the Obama administration’s request to governors around the country to host the children temporarily until their cases are heard.

    New ED reframes mission of Campaign for Vermont

    Cyrus Patten, executive director of Campaign for Vermont, testifies at the Winooksi hearing of the Legislative Committee on Child Protection. Photo by Roger Crowley/for VTDigger

    Patten says he intends to demonstrate just how apolitical the organization is. The nonprofit group brings open data guru Waldo Jaquith to Shelburne Museum Monday night.

    Congress one step closer to shoring up Highway Trust Fund

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    Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., was one of 10 Democrats in the House of Representatives to vote against the “pension-smoothing” plan used to generate $11 billion for a temporary fix to the national road maintenance and construction fund.

    FairPoint workers authorize strike

    Unionized workers for FairPoint Communications in Maine and Vermont have voted to support a strike. The strike authorization is a precursor to a work stoppage; it gives union leaders the go-ahead to call for a strike at some point in the future. Workers at FairPoint are represented by two different unions: the Communications Workers of […]

    VTDigger July membership campaign update: $1,321 left to raise

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    Congratulations to new member Steve Frey, winner of 4 free waterpark tickets to Smugglers Notch!

    By the numbers: Shumlin and Corren way ahead in the money race

    Gov. Peter Shumlin speaks at the signing of a law that regulates toxic chemicals in children's products. The ceremony took place at Seventh Generation in Burlington. Photo by John Herrick/VTDigger

    The Vermont Democratic House Campaign brought in a whopping $108,019 this cycle.

    Welch supports gas tax to fuel road construction

    Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., right, talks to reporters about the Highway Trust Fund gap at a press conference in Waterbury.

    If Congress doesn’t find a way to shore up the fund before the August recess, the money will run out and state transportation projects around the country will come to a grinding halt.

    Calling all political candidates, PACs and parties: Get on VTDigger’s Transparency Winners list — send us your campaign finance reports in Excel format by July 18

    Campaign finance reports were due to on Friday. Photo by Kevin Rawlings

    VTDigger needs your help to update the state’s only searchable database of campaign contributions. Send us your spreadsheets, and we’ll put you on our “Transparency Winners” list of candidates and PACs, which will be published on July 18.

    Absentee ballots for primary election now available

    The Vermont Secretary of State has announced the start of absentee voting for the primary election.

    F-16s damaged by windstorm

    A windstorm that blew through the Burlington area on the evening of Tuesday, July 8, caused damage to “a number” of Vermont Air National Guard F-16s.

    VTDigger needs to raise $5,261 by July 31

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    Please help us meet our summer membership drive goal of $15,000. Become a member and be eligible to win a bike from Onion River Sports, a compost delivery from Green Mountain Compost or tickets to the Smugglers Notch Resort water park.

    Milne hires Burns as campaign manager

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Milne has taken the first step toward solidifying his campaign. On Wednesday, he tapped Brent Burns to be his campaign manager. Burns has been the political director of the Vermont Republican State Committee since 2013 and has effectively run party operations. He helped to recruit House and Senate candidates for the […]

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