Tag Archives: debate

State News
January 10, 2018

House passes pot compromise in spite of federal threat

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

The Vermont House passed a bill Thursday, Jan. 4, to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, defeating a host of amendments, including one that likely would have cost the governor’s support.

The House vote came on the same day that U.S. Attorney…

Local News
February 15, 2017

Mayoral candidates debate issues

By Lani Duke

The four candidates for Rutland City’s mayor outlined their qualifications for the job on PEGTV Feb. 9. Mayor Christopher Louras touted his record, while Alderman David Allaire opposed that record and Rutland Downtown Partnership Executive Director Michael Coppinger presented himself as the…

Arts, Dining & Entertainment
September 28, 2016

Pawlet heats up with debate

Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m.—PAWLET—Rutland-Bennington district voters are advised of a debate! On Thursday, Sept. 29 starting at 6:30 p.m., incumbent Vermont Representative Robin Chesnut-Tangerman and challenger Jonas Rosenthal will debate the issues that impact Wells, Middletown Springs, Rupert, Tinmouth and Pawlet. John Thrasher, Esq.,…

Local News
September 7, 2016

Minter and Scott to debate 10 times before election

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org The two major-party gubernatorial nominees are scheduled to meet in 10 more debates before Election Day in November. Republican Phil Scott’s campaign released a list Tuesday, Aug. 30, of the 11 debates the candidate will participate in before voters go to the…

Castleton University parties to debate

Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. — CASTLETON — The Castleton University Republican Club and Democratic Leadership Club will be debating on Wednesday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in the Jeffords Auditorium on campus at Castleton University. The debate will last for an hour and a…