The 13 Democratic Senate candidates have raised $270,000 in the current election cycle.
Here in Vermont, we have one of the most disparate rates of incarceration for black people in the nation. Here in Vermont, black and brown drivers are pulled over at higher rates than white drivers, and police are more likely to search their cars.
The field is crowded with two incumbents, Sens. Tim Ashe and Debbie Ingram seeking higher office.
A committee of state officials suggests that a program that allows inmates to reduce their sentences should be available to people who were sentenced before the law took effect.
Advocates and the Attorney General’s Office have found common ground on a policy to better protect undocumented immigrants in the state.
President Pro Tem Tim Ashe is seeking reforms that would allow the state to house all of its inmates in Vermont, which would require moving roughly 230 out of prison, by 2022.
Officials are asking legislators to pave the way for those with non-violent misdemeanor and felony offenses to seal and expunge their records years after serving their sentences.
TJ Donovan said comments made by his deputy on Wednesday did not reflect his position on landmark gun legislation.
Prominent Democrats turn out as David Scherr announces his campaign for one of six Chittenden County Senate seats.