Kevin Mullin

Can Vermont help the vanishing elephant?

Supporters of a ban on ivory sales in Vermont say it could help end the poaching of elephants in Africa. Critics say the bill goes too far.

Public service chief rebuts claim that department fails ratepayers

The advocacy group AARP says the Department of Public Service is too cozy with the governor and utilities, rather than acting in the interest of ordinary Vermonters.

State Republicans cringe at Trump, but stop short of disavowing him

Trump’s name on the top of the ballot could increase turnout in November. The Republican primary turnout Tuesday brought out roughly 20,000 more Republican voters than the 2008 election.

Three Vermont State Senators Endorse John Kasich for President

February 26, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: [email protected] ENDORSEMENT: Three Vermont State Senators Endorse John Kasich for President Today, three state senators from Vermont—Peg Flory (R-Rutland), Kevin Mullin (R-Rutland), and Rich Westman (R-Lamoille)— endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for President and joined the Kasich for America Leadership Team. “Among all the mudslinging and arguing, one […]

Gruber agrees to take pay cut for single-payer work

The state will make no further payments to Jonathan Gruber, following the recent discovery of controversial remarks by the health care consultant. Gruber’s team will be paid to finish work on a single-payer health care system.

Kevin Mullin & Ann Pugh: Vermont needs an Office of Child Advocate

As members of the Legislative Committee on Child Protection, we have spent the summer and fall hearing from Vermonters from the four corners of the state with concerns about Vermont’s system for protecting our most vulnerable children from abuse and neglect.

Kevin Mullin: A pipeline to a bridge fuel

The discovery of vast gas fields in Pennsylvania over the past decade gives us a rich source for gas less than 400 miles from many points in our state. But moving the gas those 400 miles is a challenge.

Republican PAC nears $250,000 in campaign spending

The Republican State Leadership Committee has made $242,759 in media purchases on behalf of GOP legislative hopefuls in Vermont, nearly $100,000 of that for seven state Senate candidates.

Vision to Action Vermont endorses Kevin Mullin, Peg Flory and Brian Collamore for Rutland County Senate

Vision to Action Vermont (V2AVT) is pleased to announce its endorsement of Kevin Mullin, Peg Flory, and Brian Collamore for Rutland County Senate.

Failure to meet federal security checklist led to Vermont Health Connect shutdown

Vermont Health Connect was taken down last weekend because the state was unable to meet a Sept. 8 federal deadline for security controls; the determination was not the result of a security breach or a specific threat, officials said.

Bruce Hiland: Straight talk from Cornwall

By attempting to pit one Vermont community against another and either by misunderstanding or distorting the facts Sens. Kevin Mullin and Peg Flory have done a disservice to their constituents and the state.

Kevin Mullin & Peg Flory: Support the public good

We hope every elected official will join us in encouraging the Public Service Board to support Phase 2 of the Addison Rutland Natural Gas Pipeline, and the significant public good, of this entire project.

Ban on sale of powdered alcohol hits snag

A bill to ban powdered alcohol hit a bump Monday, when the Senate voted not to accept the latest House version, sending it instead to a conference committee. Senators last week tacked an amendment onto a broad bill about alcohol that would ban the sale and possession of powdered alcohol and commission a study of […]

Senate tries to ban sale of powdered alcohol products

Federal regulators this month gave and then rescinded approval of Palcohol, which is mixed with water to create an alcoholic beverage.