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Scott vetoes latest budget, shrugs off fears of a shutdown


By Xander Landen and Colin Meyn, Gov. Phil Scott speaks at a press conference on Wednesday, May 16. Photo by Mike Dougherty/VTDigger Gov. Phil Scott Thursday evening struck down a spending package that would have ensured government funding beyond ... More »

State OKs 51-acre expansion at Coventry landfill


By Elizabeth Gribkoff, The state’s only operating landfill is in Coventry. File photo by Hilary Niles/VTDigger Vermont’s sole operational landfill is one step closer to a 51-acre addition after Casella Waste Systems’ expansion plan received prelim... More »

State takes aim at prescription drug prices


By Mike Faher, A bill signed by Gov. Phil Scott will require more drug-pricing transparency. U.S. Air Force photo While the possibility of importing prescriptions from Canada grabbed headlines this spring, Vermont officials have been working on ot... More »

Man indicted on charge of threatening to kill Sanders


By Elizabeth Hewitt, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at center, stands outside the Statehouse in Montpelier during the Vermont March for Our Lives rally on March 24. File photo by Kelsey Neubauer/VTDigger WASHINGTON — A man has been arrested on federa... More »

Trump feuds with Trudeau as Vermont officials fret


By Elizabeth Hewitt, 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 »