Corren pitches hybrid income/property tax for education funding

Homestead property owners should be taxed based on personal income, according to the Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor. Dean Corren’s proposal is a new variation on an old theme that’s generated a lot of talk but not much action in the Legislature.

Don Schramm: Vermont can be a leader in the climate movement

Many Vermonters, including state pension holders, are calling on Peter Shumlin, Beth Pearce and the Vermont Pension Investment Committee to divest from fossil fuel companies.

Dean Corren’s website features gasoline ‘Price Watch’

A week after holding a press event with the Attorney General about the discrepancy in gas prices in Northwestern Vermont and elsewhere in the state, Dean Corren, a candidate for Lt. Governor, is dedicating part of his website home page to the issue.

Dean Corren wants increased focus on creative economy

Vermonters who work in the “creative economy” have an ally in one of the candidates running for Lt. Governor. Earlier today, Dean Corren, the Progressive/Democrat, listened to and lead a brainstorming session with several people at “Local 64” a work-share space in downtown Montpelier.

Dean Corren for Lt. Governor’s campaign schedule

Dean Corren, the Progressive/Democrat running for Lieutenant Governor expects to be at the following events.

Democrats endorse Progressive Dean Corren for lieutenant governor

Dean Corren says Democratic Party endorsement is “a critically important step” in his race against incumbent Republican Phil Scott.

Dean Corren for Lt. Governor’s campaign schedule

Dean Corren, the Progressive/Democrat running for Lieutenant Governor expects to be at the following events.

Trail mix: Corren hopes to lock arms with Dems in next round

Corren says if he can get more than 250 write-in votes on the Democratic primary ballot, securing the support of the party pooh-bahs will be no problem.

Progressive candidate for Lt. Gov. qualifies for public financing

At least one candidate for statewide office will qualify for public campaign financing. Dean Corren of Burlington, a Progressive candidate for lieutenant governor, announced Wednesday that he has received enough small, individual donations to receive public funding for his campaign. Corren said in a news release that he has raised more than $18,000 in contributions […]

Gene Bergman announces candidacy for Chittenden 6-3 seat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2012   GENE BERGMAN ANNOUNCES CANDIDACY FOR CHITTENDEN 6-3 SEAT   Gene Bergman, former three-term City Councilor from Ward 2, announced today that he is seeking election as a state representative for a newly created Burlington state house district, Chittenden 6-3.  “I love my city and my community. It would be […]

Burlington Progressives announce details for mayoral and ward caucuses

The Burlington city Progressive Party announced today that it will officially be holding its 2012 mayoral and ward caucuses for the upcoming March 6th election January 22nd in the Fletcher Free Library Community Room from 4-5:30PM.

Wright will push for “decisive action” on BT; Ellis says perceptions about his stance on utility led to his defeat

Wright: Getting Burlington Telecom back on track his first order of business; also, creation of a recall provision for city officials.

Rep. David Zuckerman talks shop about the race for lite gov, the budget, running as a Progressive

Zuckerman, who says he would have had to raise $300,000 for the campaign, brings his three-month exploration of a race for lite gov to an end.