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RUTLAND | It was one of those rare occasions when Vermont’s political leaders and President Donald Trump agreed on an important federal appointment. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Rutland County State Sen. Brian P. Collamore, in an article, “A new session in Montpelier: Part two” in the Dec. 22 issue of the Vermont (Addison) Eagle newspaper, lamented how the Republicans lost in the state and in Rutland county and speculated... Read more

Letters to the Editor

As we start the new year, I want to wish everyone a safe and happy 2019. Read more

Letters to the Editor

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MONTPELIER | According to Rebecca Kelley, media aide to Gov. Phil Scott, members of the Vermont Opioid Coordination Council released their long-awaited progress report. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | For most Vermonters, it’s clear that the state relies heavily on tourism to help add needed money in local coffers. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The Dec. 11 Rutland Herald editorial, titled “Classic Conundrum,” asks whether Vermont should tax fossil fuels as “the best, most effective way to limit greenhouse gas emissions” or pass because it’s “a tough sell,”... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | Governor Phil Scott announced last week that the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) has been awarded a $20 million federal taxpayers grant to upgrade 31 rail bridges along the Vermont Railway... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

In a recent newspaper commentary, Emerson Lynn-the publisher and frequent editorial contributor to his St. Albans Messenger-suddenly rose from his political slumber to instruct the Vermont GOP on the errors of their ways. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | A new rural wastewater infrastructure program will pump $350,000 into Vermont’s economy while protecting the environment, according to Neil Kamman of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Election Day results from Vermont and across the United States may profoundly affect state, national and global energy policy. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The leader of the new, veto-proof supermajority Vermont House Democratic caucus predicts the Legislature will seek action on three bills Gov. Phil Scott has opposed: Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | Officials of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (VAAFM) announced reimbursement payments were sent last week to area Vermont dairy farmers under the milk Margin Protection Program (MPP). Read more

The Vermont Eagle

The Vermont House Republicans on Election Day lost the ability to sustain a veto by Gov. Phil Scott. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The city of Rutland’s former mayor, Christopher Louras, has been appointed by Gov. Phil Scott to head up a statewide committee on clean water. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | With more than 274,000 votes cast, Vermonters overwhelmingly re-elected Phil Scott to serve another term as governor, choosing the governor’s message of affordability over national buzz about gender identity. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER - Car insurance rates are likely to increase 4-6 percent in states with legal marijuana, a leading insurance industry actuary says. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

MIDDLEBURY - As reported in my Sept. 27 State House Headliners column, federal opposition to Vermont immigration policies has cost Vermont police an estimated $2.8 million in withheld drug-crime fighting U.S. Department of Justice grants. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont is clearing a path for a new tasting trail that will encompass two countries, two states, and two provinces. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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The past six years I have served in the Vermont House for the Addison 3 district, comprised of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes, and Waltham. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | In a 90-minute-long forum recently at the historic Paramount Theater, Repubilcan Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic challenger Christine Hallquist debated taxes, ethics, schools, housing and more. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ Read more

Letters to the Editor

It’s been over a week since the government shutdown started and I cannot think of a single American whose life is better because of it. Read more

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