Latest Vermont state government News

Vermont to remember man who took his life fighting progress

Oct. 28, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

ASCUTNEY, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Agency of Transportation is asking the public for ideas for a permanent memorial to an Ascutney farmer who took his life after his farm was seized to make way for the construction of Interstate 91. A maple tree that has stood on what was once Romaine Tenney's farm is dying...

A first: Vermont GOP governor backs Trump impeachment probe

Sep. 27, 2019 6:28 AM EDT

ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's governor became the first Republican chief executive to support an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump but cautioned that he wants to know more before any further actions are taken. Gov. Phil Scott said at a news conference Thursday that he wasn't...

Vermont GOP governor calls impeachment inquiry 'appropriate'

Sep. 25, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

MONPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott says Congress has a "solemn responsibility" to fulfill the role of checks and balances in the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Scott said Wednesday that while he believes the inquiry is "appropriate," a lot remains unknown...