The state will have at least four new leaders in top executive roles come January, at least one new member of Congress and dozens of new state legislators.
Just mentioning that he was the first Democrat elected to the governor's office since old John Robinson rode his steed to the Capitol in 1853 sets you back, wondering, “Who was this guy?” Among the most brazen of the 81 Vermonters who ran and won the office.
Today’s Republican Party seems to define itself sadly by what it opposes, defaulting to an adversarial position on anything proposed by Vermont’s dominant Democrats.
Stephen C. Terry covered most of the Hoff Years as a Statehouse reporter from 1965 to 1969 for the Rutland Herald and Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. He lives in Middlebury. It is long […]
My friendship with later-to-become Vermont state Sen. Fred Westphal was a profound lesson in how to talk and be friends with someone whose ideas you revile, a social discipline we would do well to pursue today.
New to the state, a black minister and his family were shot at in their home, but the state spent more time prosecuting the victims than the perpetrator.
On this week’s podcast, Stephen Terry recounts the legislative struggles of Gov. F. Ray Keyser in 1961 — and the lessons learned in the years that followed.
There can be no doubt that Philip H. Hoff will be long remembered as the individual who deserves much credit for the transformation of Vermont that we know today.
News Release -- Vermont Law School April 30, 2018 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., April 30, 2018—Vermont Law […]
The state rep was elected Vermont's first Democratic governor in 108 years in 1962. After his three terms as governor, he later served as a state senator in the 1980s.
Former Gov. Phil Hoff endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter Wednesday. Hoff is the third high-profile Democrat in the state to back the former transportation secretary. “When I was elected […]
Media Contact: Sabina Haskell 802-542-2240 [email protected] Gov. Phil Hoff to serve as honorary chairman of VSAC 50thAnniversary Council Governor’s initiative opened doors to college and opportunity for generations of […]
Of the many ironies of the full life and lengthy public career of the late U.S. Sen. Jim Jeffords is that this shy, kind and gentle man began his statewide political quest in 1968, one of the most troubling years of the 20th century.
In joint remarks before the U.S. Senate today, Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) honored former Vermont Gov. Phil Hoff, who just turned 90 years old.