Vermont’s sole member of the U.S. House is now officially the first woman and the first openly gay person to represent the state in Washington, D.C.
The Vermont independent said he would block a Senate vote to impose a tentative contract agreement unless the chamber also takes up a measure to include paid sick days for workers.
This year’s early voting tally is more than half of the total votes cast during the last midterm election in 2018. Voting is set to conclude when polls close at 7 p.m. on Tuesday.
Vermonters are voting on federal, state and local races, plus two proposed constitutional amendments.
Competitive races include Vermont’s first open congressional seat in 16 years, three open statewide offices and a range of legislative contests.
New disclosures provide a timely glimpse at the financial picture for statewide and legislative candidates — as well as for the coalition of organizations working to secure passage of Vermont’s Reproductive Liberty Amendment.
Elise Cournoyer dominated 14 rounds of competition at the first state championship since 2019.
Masks are no longer broadly recommended, according to the state, and guidelines around isolation and quarantine have been minimized.
Flags and homemade banners waved in front of the federal building Tuesday as dozens gathered to protest the Russian invasion.
For some, the long-term effects of a coronavirus infection can be debilitating. While clinical understanding of the disease continues to evolve, many worry that Vermont's rural health system is ill-equipped to treat it.