Minter reaps more benefits of Dunne policy shift on wind

Vermont Conservation Voters and two prominent energy policy figures in the Legislature came out in support of Minter as the Democratic gubernatorial candidate most committed to large-scale wind energy projects.

McKibben withdraws endorsement of Dunne, backs Minter instead

The prominent environmentalist criticized Dunne’s position on wind siting and his reversal after early voting in the primary had already started.

Burlington Free Press endorses Dunne, Scott in gubernatorial primary

The Burlington Free Press has endorsed Matt Dunne, a Democrat, and Phil Scott, a Republican, in the primary race for governor. The Free Press made the announcements on Sunday. 2016 Primary Guide Compare candidates for governor Dunne is in a three-way race with Sue Minter, a former secretary of the Agency of Transportation under Shumlin, […]

Sanders’ campaign manager endorses Dunne

Jeff Weaver, the campaign manager for Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid, announced on Friday he is backing Matt Dunne in the Democratic primary race for governor. Dunne is in a tight Democratic primary race with Sue Minter. A third candidate, Peter Galbraith, is trailing in a recent favorability poll conducted by Vermont Public Radio. 2016 Primary […]

VTDigger launches 2016 Primary Election Guide

Who are the primary candidates for governor and lieutenant governor and what do they stand for? Check out VTDigger’s primary guide to find out.

Matt Dunne Releases Renewable Energy Siting Policy

MATT DUNNE FOR GOVERNOR PO Box 1134 White River Junction, VT, 05001 (802) 478 – 0858 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 29, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Matt Dunne Releases Renewable Energy Siting Policy White River Junction — Matt Dunne, Democratic candidate for Governor, today released his renewable energy siting […]

Vermont PBS to Hold Gubernatorial Debates

News Release — Vermont PBS July 28, 2016 Contact: Julia Andrews Senior Manager, Member Experience Vermont PBS O: 802-655-4891 C: 802-324-9273 Republican and Democratic Gubernatorial Debates on Vermont PBS Vermont PBS is hosting two gubernatorial debates, one Democratic and one Republican, featuring all legal major party candidates on the ballot. What: Gubernatorial Forum Who: […]

Poll: Scott still best-known, but Minter as well-liked

A new Vermont Public Radio poll finds that several candidates still haven’t managed to move most voters — or even to get their attention. Issues such as opiate abuse, however, are on the minds of many Vermonters.

Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Fourth TV Ad: ‘Conscience’

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 27, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 White River Junction, VT – Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its fourth tv ad, “Conscience.” The ad highlights Vermont’s role as the conscience of the nation, a role that is more important today than […]

Syrian refugee resettlement issue divides Republican, Democratic candidates for governor

Lisman wants a moratorium; Scott says he won’t stand in the way. All three Democrats support resettlement.

Margolis: If this is ‘boring,’ then let’s have more

The governor’s race is a substantive one in which all five principal candidates are making serious public policy proposals. Second, not one of them is a fool or a scoundrel.

Matt Dunne Visits Seniors in Brattleboro, Highlights Platform on Aging in Vermont

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 26, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Dunne is the Only Candidate for Governor to Propose Cutting the Social Security Income Tax for Middle Class Seniors Brattleboro, VT: – Matt Dunne, Democratic candidate for governor, is spending the afternoon visiting with senior citizens […]

Statement from Matt Dunne, Democratic Candidate for Governor

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 21, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 “It’s disturbing that Phil Scott is just now finding his voice and speaking out against the handling of the EB-5 program at Q Burke. As a statewide elected official with intimate knowledge of the workings […]

Carbon tax one issue dividing gubernatorial hopefuls in debate

Wind energy was another point of contention as the leading candidates addressed climate change. They offered ideas that included a rural Uber, and national or international cap-and-trade partnerships addressing emissions.