Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne has unveiled a series of proposals aimed at helping Vermont’s aging population, promising chiefly to ease the tax burden on seniors’ Social Security income. While Social Security benefits are taxed federally, Dunne said that if elected he would work to make the income exempt from state taxes for families earning […]
In Brattleboro on Tuesday, five candidates for governor discussed potential solutions for the region’s economic troubles and debated statewide issues including the minimum wage.
“It’d be great to see some plans for action and how they’re going to fund it,” said Julie Tessler, the executive director of the Vermont Council of Developmental and Mental Health Services.
www.mattdunne.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 24, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne Receives Major Endorsement from Rights & Democracy Upper Valley Young Liberals also Endorses Matt’s Candidacy Burlington, VT – Rights & Democracy, a grassroots organization working for progressive policies, has endorsed Matt Dunne for Governor, citing his proposals […]
News Release — Howard Center June 22, 2016 Contact: Martie Majoros [email protected] BURLINGTON, VT— Gubernatorial candidates Matt Dunne, Peter Galbraith, Bruce Lisman, Sue Minter, and Phil Scott will participate in a forum focused on “Community Health and Support Services” in Burlington on Monday, June 27. The event is presented by Vermont Care Partners, The Vermont […]
News Release — Kingdom County Forum June 21, 2016 Media contact: Judith Jackson 802-754-9968 / 802-673-5533 [email protected] http://kingdomcountyforum.org Five Vermont gubernatorial candidates will meet for “Kingdom County Debate” on Wednesday, June 29, at 6 p.m. in local riding arena Irasburg, Vt.—Preparations are under way in the Northeast Kingdom town of Irasburg for the Kingdom County Debate, […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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, […]
￼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 […]
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.
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.