Peter Galbraith

Poll: Scott still best-known, but Minter as well-liked

A new Vermont Public Radio poll finds that several candidates still haven’t managed to move most voters — or even to get their attention. Issues such as opiate abuse, however, are on the minds of many Vermonters.

Syrian refugee resettlement issue divides Republican, Democratic candidates for governor

Lisman wants a moratorium; Scott says he won’t stand in the way. All three Democrats support resettlement.

Margolis: If this is ‘boring,’ then let’s have more

The governor’s race is a substantive one in which all five principal candidates are making serious public policy proposals. Second, not one of them is a fool or a scoundrel.

Galbraith wants to curb lobbyists’ influence on lawmaking

The gubernatorial candidate wants to prohibit lobbyists from participating in markup hearings, when bills are debated and amended.

Carbon tax one issue dividing gubernatorial hopefuls in debate

Wind energy was another point of contention as the leading candidates addressed climate change. They offered ideas that included a rural Uber, and national or international cap-and-trade partnerships addressing emissions.

Candidates’ Forum: Questions for Candidates for Governor

News Release — Campaign for Vermont July 11, 2016 Contact: Tom Pelham – 802-229-9733 On July 7th Campaign for Vermont (CFV) submitted to gubernatorial candidates Dunne, Galbraith, Lisman, Minter and Scott a series of questions. Forum questions focus upon these important areas: • The Vermont State Budget • Act 46 and Property Taxes • Health […]

Peter Galbraith Releases Ad Slamming “Cozy” Relationship Between State Government and Big Corporations

July 18, 2016 For Immediate Release Contact: Ian Moskowitz [email protected] (802) 451.0175 Peter Galbraith Releases Ad Slamming “Cozy” Relationship Between State Government and Big Corporations Galbraith: When big corporations get cozy with the Governor, they win and we lose. BURLINGTON, VT – Today, Gubernatorial candidate Peter Galbraith unveiled his third spot, “Cozy,” highlighting his record […]

Minter says gun control is top priority

If elected, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate says she will lead a push to establish universal background checks for all gun sales in Vermont.

Lisman pumps $1 million more into campaign; Minter lead Dems in fundraising

Businessman Bruce Lisman has given his campaign a total of $1.55 million; Democrat Peter Galbraith is largely self-funding his campaign as well.

Dunne envisions $200 million bond issue for affordable housing

He says the state could repay it with a $2-a-night occupancy fee on lodging that would raise $12 million a year.

Candidates differ on how to meet needs of elders and others

Gubernatorial hopefuls Phil Scott, Matt Dunne and Peter Galbraith spoke about taxes, health care, energy and more at an AARP event Wednesday. Sue Minter and Bruce Lisman will have their turn Thursday evening.

Galbraith plan: Universal basic care and 2 percent payroll tax

The Democratic gubernatorial candidate also said he would cap hospital administrator salaries at $350,000 a year and make insurance companies pay doctors equally.

Vermont’s Economic Future in a Time of Climate Change Gubernatorial Forum

News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development July 11, 2016 Contact: Amy Shollenberger, 802-793-1114 / [email protected] Paul Costello, Vermont Council on Rural Development, 802-223-5763 / [email protected] Please join Vermont Council on Rural Development and sponsoring partners VT PBS and Northfield Savings Bank for an important discussion with all five gubernatorial candidates. The forum will […]

Peter Galbraith Launches Ad on Universal Health Care

News Release — Galbraith for Vermont July 11, 2016 Contact: Ian Moskowitz [email protected] (802) 451.0175 Galbraith: I am the only elected official to propose a plan to pay for single-payer health care. Today, Gubernatorial candidate Peter Galbraith, unveiled his second television ad, “Universal,” on his commitment to universal publicly financed health care. “I believe so […]