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Trump feuds with Trudeau as Vermont officials fret


By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walk outside the Oval Office in February 2017, at the White House in Washington, D.C. Photo by Shealah Craighead/White House WASHINGTON — Tensions between the U... More »

Essex man faces animal cruelty charges in cow deaths


By Elizabeth Gribkoff, VTDigger.org The main barn at the Matthews Brothers Farm on Chapin Road in Essex, where dairy cows were found dead from malnourishment and neglect. Photo by Elizabeth Gribkoff/VTDigger ESSEX — Unpainted buildings, machinery and farm impl... More »

House sends seven special session bills to Senate


By Colin Meyn, VTDigger.org Members of the House of Representatives in session on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Photo by Colin Meyn/VTDigger With all eyes on a festering fiscal dispute between the Republican governor and Democrats controlling the Legislature, seven ... More »

Threat of government shutdown looms over budget impasse


By Xander Landen Gov. Phil Scott meets with Senate leaders to discuss expectations for the special session starting this week. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger As a budget impasse in Montpelier drags on into another week of negotiations, an uncommon threat loo... More »

Coyote hunting contests banned in Vermont


By Elizabeth Gribkoff, VTDigger.org Vermont becomes second state to ban coyote contests. Photo by Christopher Bruno/Wikimedia Commons Vermont has become the second state in the nation to ban coyote killing contests, following in the footsteps of California. Th... More »