Dunne campaigns for Sanders in New Hampshire

Matt Dunne, a Democratic candidate for governor, has declared his allegiance to Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign and will be stumping for the Vermont senator in New Hampshire this week. Dunne said in a statement that he supports Sanders because “he is talking about the problems of our time and mobilizing voters like we’ve never seen […]

Dunne: Gov. Peter Shumlin’s spending priorities make sense

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ruth McBain, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: (802) 478 – 0850 Statement from Matt Dunne on Governor Shumlin’s Budget Address White River Junction, VT – January 21, 2015: I want to be clear how grateful I am to our hardworking state employees and legislators, Governor Shumlin, and all who worked on […]

Matt Dunne: Reflecting the service of Martin Luther King

Let us truly make this a day on, not a day off, and serve in our communities.

Scott whacks Dems on economy in livestream address

While other candidates issued statements, Scott gave a short talk online.

Matt Dunne endorses Bernie Sanders for president

Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Matt Dunne endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president in a blog post late last week, a decision he made following Sanders’ debate performance in Las Vegas this month. “I will support any of the candidates who are running in the Democratic primary over any of the candidates in the Republican field,” Dunne […]

Matt Dunne: Act 46 needs revision

I do not think that repeal of Act 46 is necessary, but the Legislature needs to make some important changes. Otherwise, the law could do real harm to what should be a thoughtful, transformative process that is the first real reimagining of our schools in 100 years.

Dunne vows to rebuild economy, restore trust

Democrat Matt Dunne kicks off his gubernatorial campaign by touting his business experience and citing failures of Shumlin administration.

Dunne, Minter to formally launch campaigns next week

Democrats Matt Dunne and Sue Minter will officially kick off their gubernatorial campaigns next week. Dunne’s official campaign kickoff will take place at noon Monday at City Hall Park in Barre. “What is clear is that Vermonters are struggling — poverty is increasing, commute times are growing, the cost of health care is continuing to […]

Democrat Matt Dunne makes the rounds in Brattleboro

Three days after announcing his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for governor, Matt Dunne came to Brattleboro to introduce himself and listen to what people had to say about the challenges and opportunities in the state.

Dunne declares run for governor

Google executive raises $200,000 for campaign, hires four staffers and holds 19 community forums in six weeks.

Matt Dunne the early leader in campaign fundraising

Former state senator Matt Dunne recently said it was too early for any 2016 Vermont gubernatorial candidate to announce their political plans, but not too early to raise more than $130,000 toward a possible run.

Shap Smith may be first to decide 2016 gubernatorial bid

Vermont’s next gubernatorial election isn’t scheduled until November 2016, but its first potential major candidate — Speaker of the House Shap Smith — hopes to decide whether to run by the end of this month.

State leaders hope to build “digital culture”

“Young people aren’t going to live where there’s no digital culture,” Paul Costello said. “If Vermont is not one of those places, we’re going to lose vitality.”

Story + video: Advocates push for law to allow “patient-directed” death

Members of Death with Dignity, a Vermont group that is advocating for physician-assisted suicide, said mentally competent patients who have been given six months or less to live ought to have the option to end their lives.