The property tax rate increase will be 5.25 percent if voters approve the budget. The median home owner would pay an additional $210 per year.
Insiders say Ashe may become the bridge between a Republican governor, a Progressive, Democratic lieutenant governor and a Democratic majority Legislature.
The Tweet is one of a handful from Michael McGarghan that denounce the president, promote conspiracy theories or contain anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Supporters of a ban on ivory sales in Vermont say it could help end the poaching of elephants in Africa. Critics say the bill goes too far.
Trump’s name on the top of the ballot could increase turnout in November. The Republican primary turnout Tuesday brought out roughly 20,000 more Republican voters than the 2008 election.
A Democratic political action committee held a fundraiser Wednesday night and Republican Reps. Kurt Wright and Patti Komline say it’s inappropriate to raise money from PACs while the Legislature is convened.
GOP leaders to focus on education funding, health care, job creation, lake cleanup and affordability.
Critics of the governor’s health care reform plans seized on the impolitic remarks of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber on Monday, urging the Shumlin administration to terminate his contract with the state. The policy advocacy group Campaign for Vermont has started a petition demanding that Gruber’s $400,000 economic modeling contract for the state’s planned single-payer program […]
Vision to Action Vermont is pleased to announce its endorsement of incumbent Rep. Kurt Wright and candidate Michael Ly for the Vermont House of Representatives.
The Vermont House has given an initial OK to a provision that would pay the cost of any new unfunded education mandates out of the state’s General Fund. Reps. Patti Komline, R-Dorset, and Kurt Wright, R-Burlington, proposed the amendment to the teachers’ retirement health care plan Wednesday. The provision requires the Joint Fiscal Office to […]
Super PACs would have to file an additional report within 24 hours if they receive a donation within 45 days of a primary or general election.
Miro Weinberger was a stronger, more determined candidate for mayor than skeptics and rivals predicted, doing well in both affluent and poor neighborhoods.
Campaign Notebook: The more than 40 percent question, choosing sides in Burlington’s latest change election
Sen. Bernie Sanders backs Democrat Miro Weinberger, but some Progressives think that Republican Kurt Wright is a safer choice.
For immediate release Mar. 1, 2012 Contact Wright for Mayor Email: [email protected] Burlington, VT – The Burlington Free Press today announced its endorsement of Kurt Wright as the next mayor of Burlington. The endorsement is another sign of momentum for Kurt’s campaign in this final week of the election. Wright said of the endorsement, “I […]