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State News
June 26, 2015

T.J. Donovan running for attorney general

By Anne Galloway, www.VTDigger.org

Democrat T.J. Donovan will run for Vermont attorney general in the 2016 election, regardless of what incumbent Bill Sorrell decides.

The Chittenden County state’s attorney told Seven Days on Sunday that he has decided to make a second bid for the…

Local News
April 15, 2015

State officials explore alternative to Vt. Health Connect

By Anne Galloway, www.VTDigger.org

Lieutenant Governor Phil Scott led a mini fact-finding mission on Monday to learn more about components of the Connecticut health care exchange that could help Vermont save money.

The cost of fixing the dysfunctional Vermont Health Connect website…

State News
April 8, 2015

Senate passes same-day voter registration

By Erin Mansfield, www.VTDigger.org

The Vermont Senate rejected a last-ditch effort Wednesday to require photo identification at the polls as part of a same-day voter registration bill.

An amendment delays implementation of S.29 until 2017 — after the next presidential election.

Local News
March 27, 2015

House closes budget gap with $113 left over

By Elizabeth Hewitt, www.VTDigger.org Lawmakers on the House Appropriations Committee were left with relief and a $113 surplus after unanimously approving an FY 2016 state budget plan Monday.

The committee scrounged together enough in cuts, one-time money and revenue to patch a $113 million gap. The…