ICYMI: The VTDigger 2016 primary guide

Everything you need to know about candidates for governor and lieutenant governor.

Podcast: Races looking close, costly before Tuesday primary

Voters who are just tuning in will find candidates for governor, lieutenant governor and state Senate ramping up their last-minute campaigning in a year with a number of hotly contested races.

National Delegates for Bernie Sanders Support Matt Dunne for Governor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 National Delegates for Bernie Sanders Support Matt Dunne for Governor White River Junction — National delegates for Bernie Sanders today released the following letter endorsing Matt Dunne’s for governor: Dear Fellow Democrats: A little over a year ago, Bernie Sanders […]

Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Fifth TV Ad: “Endorse”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 4, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Fifth TV Ad: “Endorse” Burlington, VT – Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its fifth tv ad, “Endorse.” The ad features a series of major endorsements Matt has received during his campaign for governor. […]

Scott Garren: Dunne decision on wind appropriate

I feel it is completely appropriate for Dunne to say that as governor he would act to support Vermont communities in their negotiations with powerful financial and industrial interests.

Peter Galbraith: Primary rivals flaunt pledges, take corporate money

At some point, voters have to ask about the character of candidates who will do anything to win an election.

Dunne backtracks on pledge not to self-fund

Dunne’s rival Peter Galbraith said: “The man is so desperate to be governor of Vermont that he just has a tendency to be selective with the truth. He has a very flexible set of ethics and does not have the integrity to be the governor of Vermont.”

Rally for gun control draws crowd on Statehouse lawn

Six Democratic candidates for governor and lieutenant governor spoke, calling for background checks for all gun sales.

Out-of-state dollars fund last-minute ad push before primaries

The largest buy came from a Silicon Valley billionaire who sunk $220,000 into ads on behalf of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne. Fellow Democrat Sue Minter was the beneficiary of $120,000 spent by a Washington, D.C.-based political action committee.

Matt Dunne Sends Open Letter to Sue Minter Regarding Single Source Contract for Newport State Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne Sends Open Letter to Sue Minter Regarding Single Source Contract for Newport State Airport White River Junction — Matt Dunne today sent the following letter to Sue Minter regarding information his campaign received about a single source state […]

VTDigger’s 2016 Primary Guide updated with campaign finance data

The database lists donors and shows how much candidates received from in-state and out-of-state contributors.

Valley News: Dunne hopes he’s not done in by wind flap

Dunne left much of the defense to his campaign manager Nick Charyk who called the allegations “unfounded, unfair and outright false.”

Matt Dunne outlines fresh approach to restore trust in state government

MATT DUNNE FOR GOVERNOR PO Box 1134 White River Junction, VT, 05001 (802) 478 – 0858 www.mattdunne.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne Outlines Fresh Approach to Restore Trust in State Government Dunne is Spending Final Days of the Primary Touring the State, Talking […]

Dems resort to scrappy tactics in Vermont PBS debate

As the primary draws near, Democrats Matt Dunne and Peter Galbraith have both gone negative.