Government & Politics
‘Burlington is alive right now’: Democrats expect record turnout Sunday to nominate a mayoral candidate
The three Democrats hoping to become the city’s next mayor have gone to new lengths as they’ve campaigned for the nomination. It’s the first open race in the city since 2012.
The Progressives also finalized a slate of six candidates for City Council.
In an interview with VTDigger on Wednesday afternoon, the independent senator from Vermont said he was opposed to providing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government ‘money with no strings attached.’ Sen. Peter Welch joined the rest of the Democratic caucus in supporting the measure.
Brattleboro asks: Is panhandling ‘essential to a poor person’s survival’ or ‘contributing to chaos’?
The community is one of several in Vermont that once ratified anti-solicitation ordinances, only to drop or stop enforcing them because of legal questions. Now it’s struggling to address complaints voiced in a 1,000-signature petition.