MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — With a rare opening this fall in its congressional delegation, Vermont appears poised to lose its distinction as the only state that has never been represented by a woman in Washington.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont has tested positive for COVID-19.
Welch, a Democrat, said on Twitter Monday night that he is isolating and working from home this week.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is assigning $80 million in federal pandemic rescue funds to support dairy industry innovation, U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and Rep. Peter Welch of Vermont have announced.
A former U.S. attorney for Vermont announced Tuesday she is running for the Republican nomination to seek the state’s open seat in the United States Senate in the November election.
In her announcement, Christina Nolan, 42, said she would focus on reaching across the aisle to improve public safety by reducing crime, address the high costs of inflation and tackle the opioid crisis.
ELMORE, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont community is asking the U.S. Postal Service to renew a contract with a local store to retain an outpost where people can collect their packages and mail.
The post office at the back of The Elmore Store in Elmore, Vermont, serves fewer than 1,000 people and could close as early as February, New England Cable News reported Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Sen. Kesha Ram Hinsdale made it official Thursday: She is seeking the Democratic primary nomination to run for Vermont’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives
WASHINGTON (AP) — Around three dozen Democrats were trapped in the House gallery on Jan. 6 after the rest of their colleagues had been evacuated, ducking beneath their seats as supporters of then-President Donald Trump laid siege.
WOODSTOCK, Vt. (AP) — Vermont state Rep. Charlie Kimbell, a Democrat from Woodstock, has announced that he's running for lieutenant governor.
Kimbell, 57, announced his candidacy on Monday, saying that after three terms in the House he is ready to assume a “much bigger platform from which to help shape policies and programs to move Vermont," the Valley News reported.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) —
Vermont is receiving $15 million in federal funding to weatherize homes across the state, making them more energy efficient.
U.S. Rep. Peter Welch, who is running for the Senate, joined housing advocates, homeowners and technicians in Burlington Wednesday, mychamplainvalley.com reported.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The first woman and first openly gay person to serve as the president of the Vermont state Senate said Monday that she's running to occupy the state's lone U.S. House seat.
Becca Balint, of Brattleboro, is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for the position.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Lt. Gov. Molly Gray announced Monday that she would seek the Democratic Party nomination to fill the U.S. House seat that will become vacant when U.S. Rep. Peter Welch runs for the U.S.
Vermont's sole member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democratic Rep. Peter Welch, announced Monday that he will run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by Democratic Sen.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Democrat Patrick Leahy’s announcement that he will retire after eight terms in the Senate has set off a scramble in Vermont over the rare opening in the state’s tiny congressional delegation.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Performance venues across Vermont that were closed by the COVID-19 pandemic will get up to $18.7 million in federal funding to help them survive, the state's congressional delegation said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's congressional delegation sent a letter to the U.S. State Department on Tuesday asking it to direct sufficient resources to work through a backlog of requests for passports and renewals.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Some performance venues across Vermont are preparing to reopen with help from federal money after the coronavirus pandemic forced them to close.
So far, 43 Vermont performance venues benefitted from the $13 million from the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant program, part of federal pandemic relief assistance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they've been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration...
DERBY LINE, Vt. (AP) — The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to reopen the public comment period on plans to build a number of high-powered surveillance towers along Vermont's border with the Canadian province of Quebec, Vermont's congressional delegation said Friday...
Vermont’s lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives said Wednesday he feared for his safety while watching protesters trying to break into the House chamber...
BERLIN, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s top two elected officials facing the polls Tuesday, Republican Gov. Phil Scott and Democratic U...
Vermont's lone member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrat Peter Welch, says his reelection campaign this year has been largely confined to online video meetings, telephone calls and only the occasional in-person appearance due to the pandemic.
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont congressional delegation says the state Agency of Transportation will receive a $3 million federal grant to buy electric buses and install vehicle charging stations in the Upper Connecticut River Valley.