Tag Archives: Gov. Phil Scott

State News
September 6, 2017

Governor proclaims September ‘School Safety Month’

By Cyrus Ready-Campbell, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott signed a proclamation Friday, Sept. 1, declaring September to be School Safety Month in Vermont. Scott and state education and safety officials gathered at the Statehouse to praise the work done behind the scenes to keep schools and children…

Stern to challenge Scott in governor’s race
State News
August 31, 2017

Stern to challenge Scott in governor’s race

Keith Stern

By Stephen Seitz

SPRINGFIELD—Springfield resident Keith Stern has set his sights on the governor’s office.

Stern, a Republican, said he plans to challenge Gov. Phil Scott in next year’s primary.

“I’m challenging Phil Scott because I don’t like the job he’s doing,” Stern…

Op - Ed
August 9, 2017

Democrats fail to connect with economic message

By Mike Smith

During the last gubernatorial election, and then again just recently during the debate over teachers’ health insurance, Vermont Democrats underestimated the potency of Gov. Phil Scott’s affordability message.

Scott continues to force an economic debate by hammering away at decreasing the rate of…