In a hotly contested Chittenden Senate race, Kesha Ram and Thomas Chittenden secured the two empty seats left by outgoing incumbents.
Senate President Tim Ashe said Rodgers committee assignments would be reviewed after sending the “derogatory” email.
House Speaker Mitzi Johnson said she was not comfortable going ahead without the public having live access.
Senate committees went ahead.
Senators advanced bills that will boost Vermonters’ access to unemployment benefits and bolster the state’s health care system during the crisis.
Chairs of taxing and spending committees admit the plan deviates from normal practice, but say they are willing to live with it — for now.
If enacted, the proposal would only impact Vermont’s largest county, which sends six senators to the Legislature.
The new chairs — Sen. Joe Benning, a Republican, and Sen. Ginny Lyons, a Democrat — are old hands.
Among the Democratic Senate leader’s top priorities in upcoming legislative session is a push to pass four constitutional amendments.
Cheryl Hooker, a write-in candidate, secured second place in the six-person field, becoming the first Democratic to win a Senate seat in Rutland County since Bill Carris won election in 2012.
The young Republican is competing with a slate of Democratic incumbents and independent Louis Meyers.
News Release — Pam McCarthy June 1, 2018 Contact: Lachlan Francis (802) 236-6410 [email protected] On Tuesday of this week, Pam McCarthy submitted her petition to appear on the ballot as a Democratic candidate for State Senate, representing Franklin County and Alburgh. “I’m honored and excited to be on the ballot in this critical year for […]
Sen. Peg Flory, R-Rutland, will not seek re-election in November. She turns 70 this year.
He is a former state auditor and gubernatorial candidate. The governor called him “a strong advocate for his constituents, and more broadly, for all Vermonters.”
Randy Brock has represented Franklin County before. The others whose names were forwarded for the governor’s consideration are Daniel Pipes and Stephen Trehan.