Vermont Republicans

Vermont Republicans Welcome John ‘Tig’ Tiegan to Vermont

News Release — Vermont Republicans April 14, 2016 Contact: Jeff Bartley Executive Director, Vermont Republicans 802-223-3411; [email protected] Hero of Benghazi and co-author of “13 Hours” to headline 2016 State Convention Dinner Berlin, VT – Vermont Republicans are pleased to announce John “Tig” Tiegan will headline the 2016 Vermont Republican State Convention Dinner on May 21st […]

Sen. Rand Paul to speak at GOP fundraiser in Essex

Paul, who is the son of physician and former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) who ran for president three times, has picked up some of his father’s famously libertarian stances. He is a “constitutional conservative” and a part of the Tea Party movement.

VTDigger fact-check: Shumlin and the GOP on jobs

Candidates prove to be generally truthful, but pull the data that most closely resembles their position.

Special Report: What went wrong with the state’s health care exchange, and why

Exchange defects could cost Shumlin politically, state fiscally

Lieutenant governor urges House, Senate, Obama to end shutdown

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott departs from state GOP stance, says both parties and the president are responsible for the budget impasse.

Sunderland: The Shumlin gas tax is painful and unnecessary

The Vermont GOP should run a statewide campaign in 2014 that pledges to repeal the Shumlin gas tax hike and instead proposes reasonable, thoughtful cuts that streamline state government.

Rutland Republican’s write-in push raises ire of Democrats

Eckhardt sent an email the night before Tuesday’s primary election, urging readers to vote for him on the Democratic ticket claiming that he had worked consistently across party lines in the past.

‘Racist’ post from Rutland Republicans?

Meanwhile, GOP chair Lindley said he “knew nothing” of the post, and had to have it read out to him over the phone.

Schubart: New political values

Both men represent different aspects of what is emerging as a new definition of Republican virtue. But personally, I’d rather see a George Aiken, Jim Jeffords, Dick Mallary, Phil Scott or Randy Brock as president.

Margolis: Political pile up over snow

Since 1981, highway travel in Vermont and elsewhere has gotten safer. That has less to do with road-plowing than with safer cars, wider seat-belt use, and less drunk driving.

Vermont House Democrats defeat choice in education

An attempt to add language to H.782 giving families access to private school choice was defeated largely along party lines Monday.