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  • Vermont's Sanders, a socialist, eyeing 2016 for presidential bid as Democrat

    The Vermont independent, who self-identifies as a socialist and caucuses with Democrats, says President Obama "should have understood from Day One that the Republicans" were not willing to negotiate.

  • Payment Systems settles with Vermont

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell recently entered into a restitution agreement on behalf of the State of Vermont with Merchant Processing Solutions LLC, doing business as Payment Systems, for allegedly misrepresenting the cost of its services and...

  • Vermont uses new technology to speed bridge repair

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Last month, construction crews placed a series of hollow tubes over the Wanzer Brook in Fairfield as part of a Vermont Transportation Agency program that uses new technology to cut construction time, save money and reduce the backlog of bridges that need replacement. The...

  • Sodexo pledges to buy more Vermont food

    RANDOLPH, Vt. (AP) — International food service company Sodexo on Thursday pledged to buy more Vermont-produced food for the colleges, schools and businesses it serves in the state, saying that will lead to more local jobs and provide the freshest, best-quality food to its customers. Last year,...

  • Vt. judge rejects alleged patent troll’s motion to dismiss AG’s lawsuit

    Sorrell MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – Vermont Attorney General William Sorrell announced a victory in state court on Tuesday against an alleged patent troll that attempted to dismiss a lawsuit for lack of personal jurisdiction. Sorrell filed a lawsuit against MPHJ Technology...

  • Incumbent holds a 12-point lead over GOP Challenger in Vermont governor race

    MONTPELIER, Vt. (Legal Newsline) – The Democratic incumbent is leading his Republican challenger by double digits in Vermont’s gubernatorial race. Gov. Peter Shumlin is leading entrepreneur Scott Milne by a 48 to 36 percent margin, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll released Friday. Shumlin...

  • Vilsack says up to $45M to help Lake Champlain

    BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced in Vermont on Thursday that his agency will double the pace of spending on efforts to reduce farm runoff entering Lake Champlain. Vilsack, Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch, both Vermont Democrats, announced that the...

  • Former Vermont Sen. James Jeffords dies at 80

    Former Vermont U.S. Sen. James Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday. He was 80.

  • Vermont lawmakers plan hearing on budget cuts

    Vermont lawmakers are planning a public hearing regarding a round of budget cuts proposed by the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin.



From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

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  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

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  • Voter Intensity Strongly Against Obamacare

    A new poll from Public Opinion Strategies, commissioned by Independent Women’s Voice, finds that people who care about the issue of Obamacare really don’t like Obamacare.  On the flip side,...

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