Candidates’ Forum: Questions for Candidates for Governor

News Release — Campaign for Vermont July 11, 2016 Contact: Tom Pelham – 802-229-9733 On July 7th Campaign for Vermont (CFV) submitted to gubernatorial candidates Dunne, Galbraith, Lisman, Minter and Scott a series of questions. Forum questions focus upon these important areas: • The Vermont State Budget • Act 46 and Property Taxes • Health […]

Dunne Campaign Participates in Service Politics Event in Rutland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Dunne Campaign Participates in Service Politics Event in Rutland Event is Second in a Series of Service Politics Actions Across the State Rutland, VT – Matt Dunne, Democratic candidate for Governor, today is hosting a service politics event with the […]

Firefighters union backs Dunne for governor

BURLINGTON — Democrat Matt Dunne has picked up the endorsement of the Professional Firefighters of Vermont in the race for governor. “We are standing with Matt because he has been standing with us,” said Bradley Reed, the union’s president, on Monday in front of the historic Ethan Allen Firehouse on Church Street. Dunne, who has […]

Minter says gun control is top priority

If elected, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate says she will lead a push to establish universal background checks for all gun sales in Vermont.

Lisman pumps $1 million more into campaign; Minter lead Dems in fundraising

Businessman Bruce Lisman has given his campaign a total of $1.55 million; Democrat Peter Galbraith is largely self-funding his campaign as well.

Dunne envisions $200 million bond issue for affordable housing

He says the state could repay it with a $2-a-night occupancy fee on lodging that would raise $12 million a year.

Candidates differ on how to meet needs of elders and others

Gubernatorial hopefuls Phil Scott, Matt Dunne and Peter Galbraith spoke about taxes, health care, energy and more at an AARP event Wednesday. Sue Minter and Bruce Lisman will have their turn Thursday evening.

Vermont’s Economic Future in a Time of Climate Change Gubernatorial Forum

News Release — Vermont Council on Rural Development July 11, 2016 Contact: Amy Shollenberger, 802-793-1114 / [email protected] Paul Costello, Vermont Council on Rural Development, 802-223-5763 / [email protected] Please join Vermont Council on Rural Development and sponsoring partners VT PBS and Northfield Savings Bank for an important discussion with all five gubernatorial candidates. The forum will […]

Matt Dunne for Governor Releases Third TV Ad: “Lots of Reasons”

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 12, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Burlington, VT – Today, Matt Dunne for Governor started airing its third tv ad, “Lots of Reasons.” The ad features a number of Vermont women talking about why they support Matt Dunne for governor, including his […]

Matt Dunne: Seizing the moment and the mantle

The former state senator has carved out a spot for himself as a progressive outsider, not unlike Bernie Sanders, the consummate insider outsider. Dunne says it’s an expression of his long-held political beliefs, not political maneuvering.

Poll: Scott holds large lead for GOP primary; Minter ahead in Dems’ race

A poll released on Thursday gives Lt. Gov. Phil Scott a 45-point lead over his rival, Bruce Lisman in the Republican primary race for governor. Sixty-eight percent of respondents supported Phil Scott over Bruce Lisman who was preferred by 23 percent. Nine percent were undecided. In the Democratic primary race for governor, the poll found […]

Dunne picks up six dozen endorsements from lawmakers, past and present

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne racked up more than six dozen endorsements of current and former legislators this week, as well as a number of first-time candidates hoping to serve in the Statehouse next session. “I am so humbled by the outpouring of support we’ve received this week, but this is about much more than […]

First Time Candidates Endorse Matt Dunne for Governor

News Release — Matt Dunne for Governor July 6, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Burlington, VT – Matt Dunne, Democratic candidate for Governor, today received endorsements from 16 candidates running for office in districts across the state. This announcement is the latest in a series of endorsements Matt is receiving […]

Dozens of Former State Legislators Endorse Matt Dunne for Governor

News Release — Matt Dunne for Vermont July 5, 2016 Contact: Jessica Bassett, Communications Director Email: [email protected] Phone: 802-448-0895 Burlington, VT – Matt Dunne, Democratic candidate for Governor, today received endorsements from more than three dozen former state legislators, including dozens of people Matt served with during the eleven years he spent in the House […]