Robin Chesnut-Tangerman

Spending plan for $18M in Volkswagen money stalls out

Legislation calls for spending the money in part to boost electric vehicles, but the bill failed to emerge from committee in time.

Robin Chesnut-Tangerman: The recount that never was

In the partisan bickering, several details got lost, details that help the average person understand why this process was appropriate.

Vermont Progressive Party makes modest gains despite national, statewide political climate

The Vermont Progressive Party increased its House Caucus from 5 to 7 members, and maintained 3 seats in the Senate (10%).

Despite surprises, pro-environment legislators prevail overall in Vermont elections

Despite surprising results in several races yesterday, including the extremely narrow margin favoring Governor Shumlin, Vermont voters broadly supported pro-environment candidates in the 2014 elections.