Scott promises to ditch Vermont Health Connect as governor Update 12/2021

Republican Lt. Gov. Phil Scott reiterated his call to abandon Vermont Health Connect in a web video released Thursday by his gubernatorial campaign. Scott is facing off in a primary with former Wall Street executive Bruce Lisman, who is also calling for shutting down the state’s online health insurance marketplace. Lt. Gov. Phil Scott calls […]

Gun rally set for Statehouse steps Saturday – this time in favor of stricter controls Update 12/2021

A well-attended rally on the steps of the Statehouse last month helped kill off a proposed ban on assault weapons. Now one woman wants to use a similar tactic to bring it back to life. Montpelier resident Danielle LaFleur Brooks says the voices of Vermonters who support stricter gun-control measures have been drowned out by […]

Nine-person Committee To Recommend Tax For Single-payer Update 12/2021

The Shumlin administration and top legislative leaders will delegate to a nine-person panel the task of coming up with a way to finance single-payer health care. The issue of financing has followed the Democratic governor since he made single-payer the cornerstone of his gubernatorial agenda in 2010. The single-payer law enacted five months after his […]