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.

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    Vermont Troopers Association endorses Phil Scott

    The union that represents troopers who work for the Vermont State Police has endorsed incumbent Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, a Republican. The Vermont Troopers Association supports Scott because he has helped to ensure that police receive “fair compensation for putting their lives on the line every day to keep Vermonters safe.” “I’m honored to have […]

    In Profile: Will Corren’s principled stands on issues sway voters?

    Dean Corren, a Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor. Photo by Hilary Niles/VTDigger

    While lieutenant governors in the past have promoted issues, Corren’s ambition to be a key player in the health care debate would expand significantly the role of the office.

    Alex MacLean, former aide for Shumlin, takes job as lobbyist for KSE Partners

    Liz Miller, the commissioner of the Department of Public Service, left, talks with Alex MacLean, the governor's special assistant. File photo by Josh Larkin

    Former Shumlin official leaves Jay Peak Resort to join Montpelier lobbying firm.

    Trail mix: Rhetoric, recriminations and the political fringe at the VPR debate

    Gov. Peter Shumlin, left, Dan Feliciano and Scott Milne at the VPR debate, Sept. 23, 2014. Photo by Anne Galloway

    Gov. Peter Shumlin deflects criticism, challenges GOP opponent Scott Milne to take a stance in second gubernatorial debate.

    Early voting starts in Vermont

    Absentee and early voting for the General Election started on Friday. Voters can request ballots before the election from their town clerk from now until the day before the election. Jim Condos, the Secretary of State, says early voting is designed to make it easier for Vermonters who have scheduling conflicts to cast ballots well […]

    Democrats endorse Progressive Dean Corren for lieutenant governor

    Dean Corren, a Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor, at his Burlington home. Photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger

    Dean Corren says Democratic Party endorsement is “a critically important step” in his race against incumbent Republican Phil Scott.

    VPR to hold gubernatorial debate Tuesday night

    Vermont Public Radio will host a live gubernatorial debate on Tuesday at 7 p.m. The 90-minute live broadcast will feature three candidates for governor: incumbent Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, Republican Scott Milne and Dan Feliciano, a libertarian. VPR hosts Bob Kinzel and Jane Lindholm will ask the candidates questions. The debate format will also […]

    Milne loses campaign manager, hires former editor who fabricated stories for the Times Argus

    Republican travel agency executive Scott Milne formally launches his campaign for governor Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at the Aldrich Public Library in Barre. Photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger

    Scott Milne, the Republican candidate for governor, parted ways with Brent Burns, his campaign manager, last Friday, just seven weeks before the General Election, and he has hired Scott Fletcher, a former editor who fabricated stories published in the Times Argus, to write press releases.

    Shumlin launches first ad

    Gov. Peter Shumlin, WDEV debate. Photo by Anne Galloway

    The ad consists of a series of statements from Vermonters on Gov. Peter Shumlin’s accomplishments.

    Davis predicts Shumlin could be hurt by low turnout for General Election

    Vote. It's good for you and for democracy.

    “I expect Shumlin to come in first,” Davis said. “But Shumlin needs to work hard to get above 50. If he wants a mandate for single payer he needs half of the votes cast.” He suggested that the Democratic field organizers are going to need to work hard to get independents who lean Democratic to turn out and get Shumlin’s percentage above 50.

    Milne touts polls that show him trailing Shumlin by 10 to 12 points; Davis questions accuracy

    Creative Commons photo by asgw via Flickr.

    A New York Times/CBS/YouGov.com opt-in, online poll of 430 Vermonters conducted Aug. 18-Sept. 2 shows a 11 percentage point gap between Milne and Shumlin. In the survey, 41 percent of Vermonters supported Shumlin, and 30 percent backed Milne. Fifteen percent of the respondents said they were undecided.

    ICYMI: Video from WDEV gubernatorial debate

    WDEV hosted a debate with four candidates for governor on Saturday at the Tunbridge World’s Fair: Emily Peyton, an independent, Dan Feliciano, a libertarian, Scott Milne, a Republican and Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat. Mark Johnson, the host of the hourlong debate, asked the candidates questions about health care reform, property taxes, the state budget, […]

    Story and video: In WDEV debate, Shumlin defends record, Milne throws jabs

    WDEV gubernatorial debate. Libertarian Dan Feliciano, left, Gov. Peter Shumlin, center, Scott Milne, Republican, right. Photo by Anne Galloway

    In first debate, Milne assails Shumlin for the failed rollout of Vermont Health Connect and describes him as the “most radical progressive governor in the country with his health care proposal and some of the other things he’s doing.”

    Video and story: First Scott, Corren debate ends in a draw

    Lt. Gov. Phil Scott (left) and Progressive/Democratic challenger Dean Corren debate live from the Tunbridge World's Fair on WDEV's The Mark Johnson Show on Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. Photo by Anne Galloway/VTDigger

    Mark Johnson, who hosted the debate live for WDEV, gave Scott and Corren nearly a full half hour to discuss the key issue in the race: whether plans for a single payer health care system slated to go into effect in 2017 should move forward.

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