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.
Author: Mike Dougherty
Bernie Sanders-backed proposal for rail workers’ paid leave passes US House alongside labor deal
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.
Nearly 170,000 early ballots cast in Vermont’s general election
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.
Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Here’s what you need to know.
Vermonters are voting on federal, state and local races, plus two proposed constitutional amendments.
What you need to know for Vermont’s 2022 primary election
Competitive races include Vermont’s first open congressional seat in 16 years, three open statewide offices and a range of legislative contests.
Abortion-rights campaign poised to spend heavily in Vermont election
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.
Camels Hump 7th grader takes 1st as Vermont’s state spelling bee returns
Elise Cournoyer dominated 14 rounds of competition at the first state championship since 2019.
Vermont relaxes Covid-19 masking and isolation guidance
Masks are no longer broadly recommended, according to the state, and guidelines around isolation and quarantine have been minimized.
PHOTOS: Vermonters show support for Ukraine at Montpelier vigil
Flags and homemade banners waved in front of the federal building Tuesday as dozens gathered to protest the Russian invasion.
Vermonters with long Covid still face barriers to care
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.