Secretary of Transportation Brian Searles will retire Dec. 31 after four years at the helm. Deputy Secretary Sue Minter, who helped lead the state’s Irene recovery effort, will become the next head of the agency.
Secretary of State Jim Condos will conduct a random audit of election results from six towns Thursday. The audit will be performed using new technology from Clear Ballot Group, Condos said in a news release Monday. The new system will allow for faster retabulation and will allow more towns to be randomly audited than in […]
The totals in last Tuesday’s gubernatorial election were made official Wednesday; Gov. Shumlin finished first with 2,434 votes more than Scott Milne. The Republican candidate declined to seek a recount, but didn’t concede the race. He is still considering an appeal to the Legislature, which will formally elect the next governor since no candidate won a majority of the vote.
An online petition urging Vermont lawmakers to make Republican Scott Milne governor had 3,137 signatures as of noon Tuesday. Because no candidate for governor received a majority of votes in last week’s election, lawmakers will vote by secret ballot in January to decide who will lead the state for the next two years. The petition […]
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., issued this statement on Veterans Day. Sanders is chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs “The truth is that we can never truly repay the debt that we owe to those men and women who put their lives on the line to defend our country. Since World War II, more […]