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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Twitter: @GallowayVTD

Homepage: http://vtdigger.org

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    Anne Galloway, left, Morgan True, and Elizabeth Hewitt at the Statehouse on the day before adjournment of the 2015 legislative session.

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    Anne Galloway, left, Morgan True, and Elizabeth Hewitt at the Statehouse on the day before adjournment of the 2015 legislative session.

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    Anne Galloway, left, Morgan True, and Elizabeth Hewitt at the Statehouse on the day before adjournment of the 2015 legislative session.

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    Lawmakers adjourn tough, unprecedented session

    Senate

    *+-The 73rd biennium began with an unprecedented (in modern times) legislative vote for governor and ended with the first arrest of a lawmaker on Statehouse grounds for alleged sexual assaults.

    Shumlin, Vermont Legislature agree on $30M tax package

    Smith Shumlin Campbell

    *+-Governor gives in on income tax deduction change, sales tax on soda.

    House and Senate forge tax deal

    Tim Ashe

    *+-The deal paves the way for adjournment. Shumlin may veto bill.

    UPDATED: Democrats could face veto on tax bill as adjournment looms

    Senate

    *+-Gov. Peter Shumlin digs in against taxes on wealthier Vermonters as lawmakers scramble to raise $15 million to balance budget. Legislative leadership undaunted by implicit veto threat.

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    Jay Peak developers break ground for biotech plant in Newport

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    *+-The facility, funded by the EB-5 visa program, will be used for stem cell research and the manufacture of portable dialysis, liver and heart devices. In addition, the developers will lease “clean rooms,” or special laboratories to scientists.

    Tax, budget and health care bills stall

    Tim Ashe

    *+-Lawmakers appear to be getting closer to agreement on the money bills, but talks with the governor, who has issued thinly veiled veto threats, didn’t make sufficient headway.

    Brock eyes McAllister’s seat, should he resign

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    *+-Former state Sen. Randy Brock wants to be considered as a replacement if Sen. Norm McAllister decides to resign. That could put Gov. Peter Shumlin in the position of appointing Brock, a rival in the 2012 gubernatorial race.

    Shumlin stops short of ‘v’ word

    Peter Shumlin

    *+-The governor brought nonprofit leaders to the Statehouse to urge legislative leaders to abandon the House proposed cap charitable deductions. Anything that could limit residents capacity for charitable giving is “bad public policy,” in a state that relies heavily on the nonprofit sector, Shumlin said.

    McAllister may have changed his mind on resignation

    Lt. Gov. Phil Scott in the Senate on Wednesday. Photo by Elizabeth Hewitt/VTDigger

    *+-Sen. Peg Flory says state Sen. Norm McAllister initially told her he would resign to defend himself against sexual assault charges, but may feel differently after speaking with lawyers, family.

    Inside the Golden Bubble: Down to the wire, Shumlin insists on cuts, tax bill veto possible

    Peter Shumlin

    *+-Democratic leaders unfazed by pressure from the governor, say there’s not enough time to consider his late-session call for more budget cuts.

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