VTDigger regularly publishes stories about Vermont politics. We cover state elections, the Vermont Legislature, the governor’s office, state agencies and major political parties. Jasper Craven covers politics for VTDigger. He can be reached at [email protected]

Waitsfield real estate broker starts political party

51-year-old Neil Johnson of Waitsfield says the major political parties are not addressing the issues.

Vermont committee launches to support Carly Fiorina

Ten Vermonters have joined a leadership team to campaign for the former Hewlett Packard executive in the Green Mountains.

Welch under attack as corn ethanol debate heats up

On Monday, the EPA is expected to issue new rules allowing fuel suppliers to use larger volumes of biofuels. The percentage of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply is expected to jump from 10 percent to 15 percent.

Sanders lays out immigration priorities

Sanders said he would make immigration a top priority as president and would use executive powers to grant immunity to all immigrants who have lived in the U.S. for five years or more.

Happy Thanksgiving: Turkey day table talk with VTDigger

Fuel your Thanksgiving dinner conversation with some of the stories that kept Vermonters talking this fall.

Democrats lead Republicans in campaign cash

Democrats have five times as much cash as Republicans as they head into 2016.

Shumlin to refugees: Vermont welcomes you

It’s “shameful” for so many of his fellow governors to posture against Syrian refugees, the governor said.

Killer Mike endorses Bernie

Sanders picked up the endorsement of the well-known rapper in Atlanta.

Public input on state budget begins online

Sen. Anthony Pollina said the required public meeting, held in the afternoon over the Internet, was insufficient.

Zuckerman zings public campaign finance laws

The lieutenant governor candidate says it’s unfair to have to wait until February to start a campaign with public financing.

Family first: Smith’s decision reshuffles race for governor

After the surgery at the beginning of November, Smith and his wife received the news any cancer patient and their family dread: that more aggressive treatment was required.

Vermonters views on Syrian refugees get political

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott waffles on immigration question. Vermont likely to receive a limited number of Syrian refugees.

Burlington attorney launches bid for state Senate

Prominent Democrats turn out as David Scherr announces his campaign for one of six Chittenden County Senate seats.

Sanders explains ‘What democratic socialism means to me’

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders invokes FDR’s economic bill of rights in long-awaited explanation of his view of socialism.

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