VTDigger regularly publishes stories about Vermont politics. We cover state elections, the Vermont Legislature, the governor’s office, state agencies and major political parties. Anne Galloway covers politics for VTDigger. She can be reached at [email protected]
-+*While it’s the governor’s prerogative to influence the legislative process and ultimately sign or veto the legislation, Shumlin’s down-to-the-wire timing perplexed insiders who say the governor has had four months to influence the budget and tax bills, and has not made a concerted effort to do so until now.
-+*Notably absent from this week’s first-quarter lobbying disclosures were reports from the Vermont State Employees Association, which has lobbied heavily against potential cuts to the state workforce. That’s because the VSEA had not registered as a lobbying group until Tuesday when VTDigger brought it to the union’s attention that their reports weren’t included in the […]
-+*Editor’s note: This article is by Michael Faher, of the Brattleboro Reformer, in which a longer version was first published April 8, 2015. VERNON — Declaring that “I’m not playing this game anymore,” embattled Vernon Selectboard member Patty O’Donnell announced her intention to resign from the board Monday night. O’Donnell, the board’s former chairwoman, had […]