Thirty-seven budgets were struck down in 2014 when calls for tax relief hit a fever pitch.
Scott’s education proposal is a problem for Democrats who for years have resisted significant changes in education funding for fear of running afoul of local control and the powerful teachers union.
On the 20th anniversary of John O’Brien’s classic Vermont film, Sen. Philip Baruth tells the surreal story of Sen. Patrick Leahy’s 1998 race against Tunbridge dairy farmer Fred Tuttle.
Democratic incumbents as well as Progressive Rep. Chris Pearson and Debbie Ingram won their bids for Senate seats. In House races, incumbents Paul Dame of Essex and Joanna Cole of Burlington lost their seats.
News Release — Vermont Historical Society and the Center for Research on Vermont Oct. 3, 2016 Contact: Richard Watts [email protected] October 20, 2016 7:00 p.m. Memorial Lounge, Waterman, University of Vermont Sam B. Hand Lecture: The Children’s Crusade: How Patrick Leahy’s 1974 election changed modern campaigns in Vermont In this talk, UVM Professor and Leahy biographer […]
Following the Orlando nightclub shooting in June, the Vermont Democratic Party vowed to fight harder for gun control measures and added the topic to its official party platform.
The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont announced on Wednesday endorsed Senate incumbents Tim Ashe, Michael Sirotkin, Phillip Baruth and Ginny Lyons, and newcomer Rep. Chris Pearson in the Chittenden County Democratic primary. The association says the five candidates have backed legislation that has boosted household incomes and public safety. The Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont […]
If elected, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate says she will lead a push to establish universal background checks for all gun sales in Vermont.
The former ambassador and state senator is uncompromisingly progressive.
Senate Majority Leader Endorses Becca Balint Vermont Senate Majority Leader Phil Baruth of Chittenden County announced his endorsement for Becca Balint and incumbent Jeanette White for the two State Senate seats in Windham County. Brattleboro, VT August 21, 2014– Chittenden County Democratic Senator and Vermont Senate Majority Leader Phil Baruth announced his endorsement of Becca […]
The food service giant’s policy that discourages workers from taking sick days raises concerns about labor practices — and public health.
Company altering the way it classifies full-time employees to avoid penalties that will come with federal Affordable Care Act. State senator looks to legislative remedy for affected food service workers.
Campbell says he’s learned from his rookie mistakes; With three contenders for pro tem, Senate caucus will likely be rocky
He reached out in a “coming to Jesus moment” to several committee chairs who took a hard look at his deficiencies as the Senate’s leader.