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Request and Absentee Ballot Today!

Voting for the November 6 General Election has already begun. You can vote in person at your town clerk’s office, or request and absentee ballot in the mail by clicking here! https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/voters/absentee-voting.aspx    

Statement: Partisan Attacks Undermine Progress on Opioid Epidemic

Partisan Attacks Weaken Public Policy & Undermine the Bipartisan Focus & Progress on the Opioid Epidemic In response to the Democratic Party Leaders’ statements that sadly turn our work on the opioid epidemic into a partisan issue, Campaign Manager Brittney Wilson released the following statement: “Everyone who cares about the opioid epidemic has an obligationRead More

Respectful Debate

I would like to thank everyone for their support and their vote in the Primary Election. As I’ve done in the past, I’ll be running a positive campaign focused on what we have achieved in the last 19 months, and the progress we can continue to make in the years ahead.  And I hope ChristineRead More

Back on the Right Track

Back on the Right Track by Gov. Phil Scott Every village, town and city in Vermont can have a thriving economy. We can have an economy consistently growing faster than the costs of living, so our state is more affordable, and each year families can be more secure.  We can have the best education systemRead More

Taxes You DON’T Have to Pay

There’s been a lot of talk about what was accomplished this past legislative session, including: $71 million in property tax rate relief; Eliminating the tax on Social Security for low and middle-income Vermonters; Lowering income tax rates across the board for all filers; And much more! But what you haven’t heard as much about wereRead More

Republican Leaders Endorse Governor Phil Scott

Republican Leaders Endorse Governor Phil Scott Encourage voters to vote for him in the August 14th Primary Election Vermont’s Republican leaders, including former Governor Jim Douglas, Lt. Governor Brian Dubie, House Minority Leader and candidate for Lt. Governor Don Turner, all sitting Republican legislators seeking reelection and 11 additional Republican legislators leaving their positions, haveRead More

STATEMENT: GOVERNOR PHIL SCOTT ON LEGISLATURE’S LATEST BUDGET

Montpelier, Vt. – Today, Governor Phil Scott issued the following statement: “In my first 18 months in office, we’ve avoided $70 million in forecasted property tax rate increases – including two consecutive years of level rates for residential property tax payers. We’ve eliminated the income tax on social security for low and middle-income households. AndRead More

Building the Best Education System in the Country

By Gov. Phil Scott: Undoubtedly, many of you are aware of the disagreement between me and the Legislature over increasing statewide property tax rates. As I’ve said, I cannot accept an increase in statewide property tax rates and here’s why: I ran for office understanding state government needed to focus more of our efforts onRead More