Dunne goes beyond full disclosure to poke rivals about donors

All statewide candidates must file a financial report July 15. In making a voluntary one now, Matt Dunne not only made an issue of transparency but highlighted his war chest in the Democratic race for governor.

Vermont Interfaith Action Sponsors a New Kind of Candidates Event

News Release — Vermont Interfaith Action June 14, 2016 Contact: Debbie Ingram Executive Director Vermont Interfaith Action (802) 651-8889 office (802) 310-4625 cell On Wednesday, June 15, from 6:15 to 8:30 pm, Vermont Interfaith Action (VIA) will host “Conversations with the Candidates” at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue in Burlington (188 N. Prospect St.) for the Democrats […]

Dunne invokes Sanders in first TV ad on Democratic side

Matt Dunne has unveiled the first TV ad of the Democratic gubernatorial primary race, a 30-second spot looking to tether his work and policies to Bernie Sanders. “What Bernie Sanders started, we need to finish,” Dunne begins the ad. “This campaign is about making Bernie’s vision a reality right here in Vermont.” In October, Dunne […]

Minter takes the lead on gun control in aftermath of Orlando massacre

Galbraith says he wants to ban assault weapons and require background checks for gun purchases. Dunne is a proponent of background checks. The GOP candidates say Vermont’s gun laws are fine as is.

Gubernatorial Candidates Attend Rights & Democracy Panels

News Release — Rights & Democracy June 12, 2016 Contact Isaac Grimm (802) 767-7479 [email protected] http://www.radvt.org/ St Albans, VT – Today, gubernatorial candidates gathered for a panel hosted by Rights & Democracy, a new grassroots organization focused on issues facing working families. The Panel was attended by Democrats Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, and Sue Minter, […]

Gubernatorial Candidates Take Part in Forum on June 27 Community Health and Support Services

News Release — Howard Center June 7, 2016 Contact: Martie Majoros(802) 488-6911; [email protected] WHEN: Monday, June 27, 2016 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. WHERE: Main Street Landing Film House, Lake and College Streets, AND streamed live on Vermont PBS at www.vermontpbs.org WHAT: Gubernatorial candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter, and Phil Scott […]

Gubernatorial candidates call for energy, education changes

At a Democratic forum Monday night in Brattleboro, candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith and Sue Minter debated Vermont’s policies on renewable energy siting and said they favored more flexibility in the state’s school merger law.

Updated: Dunne secures two major labor endorsements

The Vermont State Employees’ Association’s legislative committee had previously backed Peter Galbraith for governor, but the board of trustees made the final endorsement after a straw poll among the full membership.

Rights & Democracy to Host June 12 Gubernatorial Panel

News Release — Rights & Democracy June 7, 2016 Contact: Isaac Grimm [email protected] 802-767-7479 What: Vermont Gubernatorial Candidates Panel in St Albans Who: Rights & Democracy to host Democratic candidates Matt Dunne, Sue Minter, Peter Galbraith, and Republican candidate Bruce Lisman When: 2:00pm – 4:00pm, Sunday, June 12, 2016 Where: St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, […]

Candidates vie for state employee endorsement

The endorsement by the Vermont State Employees Association would be one of the first in the 2016 campaign.

Matt Dunne Renews Call for all Gubernatorial Candidates to Release Finance Disclosures on June 15th

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor June 2, 2016 Contact: Nick Charyk, Campaign Manager Email: [email protected] Phone: (802) 917 – 2012 White River Junction, VT – June 2, 2016: This morning, Matt Dunne renewed his call for all gubernatorial candidates to voluntarily release their campaign finance disclosures to the public on June 15th – […]

Candidates for Vermont Governor to Debate in Irasburg on June 29

News Release — Kingdom County Forum May 30, 2016 Media contacts: Judith Jackson /802-754-9968 / 802-673-5533 / [email protected] Ron Holland / 802-754-6354 / [email protected] Five major-party candidates will meet for “Kingdom County Debate” on Wednesday, June 29, at 6 p.m. in local riding arena http://kingdomcountyforum.org Irasburg, Vt.—The Kingdom County Forum, an Irasburg citizens’ group, today […]

Minter: Timing, creativity keys to economic development

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate said her InvestVT program would not require any new money, just a rescheduling of existing plans in targeted communities.

Matt Dunne Press Statement on 3 Year Anniversary of Patient Choices Legislation

News Release — Matt Dunne for Vermont May 20, 2016 Contact: Nick Charyk, Campaign Manager Email: [email protected] Phone: (802) 917 – 2012 Today is the third anniversary of the Patient Choices legislation. Matt was an early advocate for the legislation in 1993, and just over three years ago, when the legislation was being deliberated, Matt […]