Phil Scott

WATCH LIVE: Governor’s Budget Address

Governor Phil Scott will give his first budget address on Tuesday, January 24th at 2:00 PM. Live video provided by Vermont PBS.

Chittenden County state’s attorney starts outlining approach

Sarah George talked about the opiate crisis and funding for state’s attorneys after her swearing-in.

Jessica Early: Saving health care for all Vermonters

Will the state GOP and our new Gov. Phil Scott stand with Vermonters to protect health care?

Gov. Phil Scott Appoints Sarah George as Chittenden County State’s Attorney

News Release — Gov. Phil Scott January 19, 2017 Contact: Rebecca Kelley 802-828-6403 [email protected] Montpelier, Vt. – Governor Phil Scott today announced the appointment of Sarah George as Chittenden County State’s Attorney. “It is an honor to appoint Ms. George to this role, as she has demonstrated a commitment to justice and public service throughout […]

Deputy to become Chittenden County state’s attorney

Sarah George, a deputy state’s attorney since 2011, will take over for TJ Donovan, who was elected attorney general in November.

Senate panel to hold hearing on Labor-Commerce merger

The Senate Committee on Economic Development and the House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development will take public testimony on a major element of Gov. Phil Scott’s government restructuring plan. The committees will hold a hearing on whether the Department of Labor and Agency of Commerce and Community Development should be merged into a new […]

State revenues downgraded by $24.6 million

The decreased revenue projections are driven by underperformance of corporate income tax.

State librarian won’t be reappointed

Library officials around Vermont described Reid as a strong advocate for public libraries who had to also cope with budget cutbacks in a time of lean state budgets.

Welch: Vermonters’ health care vulnerable under Trump

He warned lawmakers and the governor about the possible conversion of Medicaid funding to block grants and said that could devastate community hospitals.

Nominating Board reopening applications for high court seat

Gov. Phil Scott’s counsel said Scott hasn’t looked at the list of finalists the board had prepared for his predecessor but wanted to start the process again because of the unusual circumstances.

Vermont Chamber Statement on Governor Scott’s Announcement Regarding the Agency of Commerce and the Department of Labor

News Release — Vermont Chamber of Commerce Jan. 16, 2017 Contact: Wendy Knight Director of Communications Vermont Chamber of Commerce [email protected] 347.924.2812 “The announcement to better align the services offered by the Agency of Commerce and the Department of Labor is welcome news. We currently have a low unemployment rate but we have employers that […]

UPDATED: Scott pitches plan to merge Labor, Commerce

He said it would help bridge a gap between the skills unemployed workers have and what businesses need. Some foresaw a conflict between regulatory and promotional roles.

Scott to announce government restructuring plan

The Scott administration will merge the departments of liquor and lottery, restructure IT programs and create a new agency of commerce, workforce and community development.

Gov. Phil Scott’s Public Schedule Jan. 13-21, 2017

News Release — Gov. Phil Scott Jan. 13, 2017 Contact: Ethan Latour [email protected] Governor Phil Scott’s Public Schedule: 1/13/17 -1/21/17 This schedule was updated on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. Saturday, January 14 6:00 – 9:30 PM 2016 ACT Banquet of Champions Barre Elks Club 1535 Jefferson St. Barre, VT Sunday, January 15 Monday, January […]