- Vermont Speaker Smith announces gubernatorial candidacy Updated: Aug-19-15 5:02 pm
MORRISVILLE, Vermont - Surrounded by family, friends and supporters and standing behind the former department store where he got his junior prom tuxedo, Vermont House Speaker Shap Smith on Wednesday announced he'll seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2016.
- Vermont official: Ky. prison monitored inmates before fight Updated: Aug-12-15 7:23 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont's top advocate for prison inmates said Wednesday the staff at a private Kentucky prison did all it could to monitor two inmates before they got into a fight that landed one in the hospital in the weeks before his death.
- Defense: Lawmaker's trial unlikely to disrupt legislature Updated: Aug-12-15 6:08 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A lawyer for Sen. Norm McAllister said Wednesday it's doubtful the lawmaker's trial on sex-related charges would interfere with the 2016 legislative session.
- Vermont Democrats worry about $40 million Republican effort Updated: Aug-05-15 3:59 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Local Democrats are bemoaning an announcement from a national Republican group that it will be spending $40 million to try to win new legislative majorities in 10 states, including deep-blue Vermont.