Because of a drop in pre-trial detainees and the opening of a new transitional housing unit, the state expects to return 46 inmates from a for-profit prison in Kentucky. Vermont has been under pressure from advocacy groups to stop sending inmates out of state.
Amy Davenport will retire at the end of this year as Vermont’s chief administrative judge. The Vermont Supreme Court has named Barre judge Brian Grearson to succeed her when she retires on December 31 after 24 years on the bench. The chief administrative judge oversees the state’s civil, criminal, probate, environmental and family courts and […]
Republican Scott Milne said Thursday he will likely tell the public Monday how he plans to proceed with his campaign for governor. Milne on Nov. 4 lost the popular vote by 2,434 votes against incumbent Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin. But because neither candidate garnered more than 50 percent of the votes, the Legislature will choose […]