Dean Corren

Donovan taking hard look at AG’s campaign finance case

The incoming attorney general says what he has heard so far about the state’s case against Dean Corren is “troubling.” He also faces a potential complication involving his chosen deputy.

As Sorrell’s tenure winds down, campaign finance case heats up

The attorney general has signaled he’s willing to end his long legal pursuit of Dean Corren in a settlement before leaving office. But Corren is hitting back at Sorrell for blaming delays on him and says the state doesn’t have a case.

Emma Mulvaney-Stanak: Public financing ruling a win for Vermont

Media sources missed the central point of the recent federal court decision in Corren et al v. Sorrell et al.

Zuckerman loses on public financing; Corren still facing $72,000 fine

A federal ruling means Sen. David Zuckerman will have to forgo public money in his race for lieutenant governor, but the judge warned the state not to be overzealous in enforcement of its public campaign finance law.

Zuckerman zings public campaign finance laws

The lieutenant governor candidate says it’s unfair to have to wait until February to start a campaign with public financing.

Corren wants changes in public financing before making another bid

Progressive Dean Corren, who lost a race for lieutenant governor last year while opting for public campaign funding, says he would run again if the financing system were improved.

Progressive candidates join forces with Corren in campaign finance fight

Three former Progressive candidates for lieutenant governor have joined a suit filed by Dean Corren to block campaign finance penalties pursued by Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell, according to court filings. Sorrell has alleged that Corren violated campaign finance laws. The Vermont Attorney General maintains that an email blast from the Vermont Democratic Party constituted […]

AG seeks up to $72,000 from Dean Corren for alleged campaign violations

AG Bill Sorrell says Corren, who accepted public campaign financing in his race for lieutenant governor, violated those rules by asking the state Democratic Party to send an email to party supporters on his behalf.

Dean Corren: Applauding how we Vermonters elect our governor

The drafters of the Vermont Constitution weren’t stupid. They believed, as most of us say we do, in majority rule.

Photo Slideshow: Election 2014

Vermonters had some surprises for the state’s ruling party on Election Day. VTDigger captured some of the action in this photo gallery.

Phil Scott coasts to third term as lieutenant governor

With 35 percent of the vote counted, incumbent Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott had a nearly 2-1 lead over challenger Dean Corren, a Progressive/Democrat.

Election 2014: Time for voters to do the talking

Turnout appears light as Vermonters head to the polls to choose candidates for statewide and local office. Polls close at 7 p.m.

Corren pitches hybrid income/property tax for education funding

Homestead property owners should be taxed based on personal income, according to the Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor. Dean Corren’s proposal is a new variation on an old theme that’s generated a lot of talk but not much action in the Legislature.

Corren ramps up spending in campaign’s final days

Dean Corren, Progressive/Democratic candidate for Lieutenant Governor, has spent more money in the last two weeks than he had in the entire general election campaign before then. He has bought almost $40,000 in television ad time since Oct. 19.