Customs and Border Protection hiring officers in Vermont, Maine
The Department of Homeland Security’s Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency is holding recruitment events in Vermont next week for… READ MORE
In Referendum on Refugees, Vermont Mayor Loses Reelection Bid
Rutland Mayor Chris Louras, who endured months of withering criticism for his plan to bring Syrian refugees to the city,… READ MORE
Angry Mob Derails Charles Murray Event at Middlebury College, Sends Professor to Hospital
An angry mob of protesters injured a professor after derailing an event at Middlebury College last week featuring American Enterprise… READ MORE
Vermont Residents Don’t Want To ‘Foot The Bill’ For Syrian Refugees
Some small-town residents of Rutland, Vt., are upset at their mayor’s decision to resettle 100 Syrian refugees throughout 2017 in… READ MORE
Russians breach Vermont utility
Russian hackers tied to recent cyberattacks on U.S. political organizations breached a Vermont utility, the Washington Post reported Friday.
A… READ MORE
Republicans flip three governors’ seats
DENVER | Republicans built on their gubernatorial and legislative dominance in Tuesday’s elections, shrugging off an onslaught of Democratic spending… READ MORE
Ben & Jerry’s declare support for Black Lives Matter, calls for ice cream boycott ensue
Ben & Jerry’s has never shied away from weighing in on prominent social and political causes. Now the Vermont-based creamery… READ MORE
Concerns raised over gun ‘confiscation’ provisions in Vermont bill
A bill that passed the Vermont House without controversy is now in doubt after gun-rights advocates exposed provisions allowing police to take guns during domestic disputes.
“It’s a highly illegal confiscation bill,” Gun Owners of… READ MORE
State confirms health website security breach
MONTPELIER — Officials overseeing the Vermont Health Connect website confirmed Friday there was a security breach on the system last… READ MORE
Patrick Leahy now third in line to presidency
Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) was sworn in as president pro tempore of the Senate on Tuesday, putting the veteran senator… READ MORE
US senator from Vermont has role in ‘Batman’ movie
MONTPELIER, Vt.â€”U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont is renewing his fascination with Batman with a cameo appearance in “The Dark Knight Rises,” which will get its first public showing in his home state.… READ MORE
Vermont Sen. Sanders Talks for Hours in Opposition to Tax Cut Bill
WASHINGTON — Vermont Sen.Â Bernie Sanders is fighting PresidentÂ Obama’s
proposed tax cut compromise with a lengthy speech in the Senate.
Sanders, 69, says it is unconscionable to increase the national debt “by giving tax… READ MORE
Vermont House of Representatives: Welch (D) 64%, Beaudry (R) 30%
Rasmussen Reportsâ€™ first look at the race for Vermont’s only seat in the U.S. House of Representatives finds Democratic Congressman Peter Welch well ahead of his Republican challenger, Paul Beaudry.
A new… READ MORE