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 […]

State’s Democratic convention is almost all Bernie, all the time

Lacking entirely was any mention of Hillary Clinton, the all-but-official standard-bearer for her party in this general election.

For Democratic candidates, is Shumlin a boost or buzzkill?

The party is touting a poll calling him one of the nation’s most popular governors. The gubernatorial hopefuls say they would accept his support, but they haven’t exactly embraced his leadership.

Matt Dunne: Cementing our role as a progressive leader

I have just announced my first major policy initiative — a set of proposals that must be enacted in order to rebuild trust in state government in Vermont.

At forum, Lisman is the only gubernatorial candidate who doesn’t disavow Trump

The five candidates spent a big chunk of the debate discussing ways to jumpstart the economy.

Dunne unveils 8-point plan to strengthen ethical standards

Dunne said better oversight and stronger ethical rules might have prevented both the EB-5 scandal and McAllister’s alleged abuse of a Statehouse intern.

Scott reports income of $220,000, assets of more than $3 million

The bulk of the Republican gubernatorial candidate’s personal assets is tied up in his construction company. His 50 percent share is valued at $2.5 million. He valued his race car and parts at $50,000.

Dunne: Create an Ethics Commission for the Legislative and Executive Branches

News Release — Matt Dunne for Vermont April 19, 2016 Contact: Nick Charyk, Campaign Manager Email: [email protected] Phone: (802) 917 – 2012 White River Jct, VT – April 19, 2016: Gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne is calling for the legislature to establish a strong ethics commission that covers both the legislative and executive branches. At his campaign […]

Gubernatorial candidates call for investigation into state’s role in EB-5 fraud case

Matt Dunne and Sue Minter on Monday called for the Shumlin administration to release emails relating to the Jay Peak EB-5 projects. Peter Galbraith called for an independent commission to investigate the state’s role in the alleged Jay Peak fraud.