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Vermont Governor Phil Scott says he hopes the state Senate will address his concerns after the House voted to override his veto of a climate bill.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott welcomed a special guest for part of his regular COVID briefing on Tuesday.  White House Coronavirus Task Force member Dr. Anthony Fauci joined by video link to praise the state’s low positivity rate and answer questions.

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Today was the first day of school for elementary and high school students across Vermont. During his regular COVID-19 briefing today, Gov. Phil Scott discussed the schools’ preparation for pandemic-era classes.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott held his latest COVID-19 update Friday morning. Agency heads provided updates on several issues including a possible cluster of the coronavirus.

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The Vermont Legislature reconvened Tuesday after a month-long break. Just before the virtual session, key House leaders discussed the priorities for the mini-session.

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Vermont Republican Gov. Phil Scott has proposed using $130 million more in federal coronavirus relief funding to help businesses and others recover from the pandemic.

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At a tricky time for fiscal planning, Vermont Governor Phil Scott this week outlined a budget plan he will present to the legislature.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott (left) and Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman will run against each other in the 2020 gubernatorial race
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Vermont Governor Phil Scott told reporters Friday that now that the primary is over he is planning a more active general election campaign as he seeks a third term in November.

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Governor Phil Scott is extending Vermont’s state of emergency for another month in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican is also giving localities, especially in college towns, powers to set COVID-19 restrictions.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott (left) and Lieutenant Governor David Zuckerman will run against each other in the 2020 gubernatorial race
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The Republican and Democratic candidates for Vermont governor are now set after Tuesday’s primary —  and the governor and lieutenant governor will go head-to-head in November.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott delivered his latest update on the state’s progress during the pandemic today. Funding for a hazard pay program was announced and officials were questioned about the state’s contract with an out of state prison where Vermont inmates tested positive for COVID-19.

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During Vermont’s regular COVID-19 update today, Governor Phil Scott announced that he will delay the opening of schools to September 8th so that school districts have time to implement fall plans.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott has announced that all people will be required to wear masks or cloth face coverings in public places in the state.

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During his regular pandemic update on Tuesday, Vermont Governor Phil Scott indicated he may change his mind regarding a state mask mandate.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott and administration officials today announced a series of housing assistance programs to help landlords, renters and low-income homeowners who have been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

As Vermont’s bars and restaurants opened, with restrictions, to inside diners Monday Governor Phil Scott announced that the next step in the state’s gradual reopening will be allowing some low contact sports to begin.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott relaxed some COVID-19 business restrictions on Friday. He was also quizzed about his campaign plans following his announcement Thursday that he will seek a third term.

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Vermont Republican Governor Phil Scott has made it official: he is seeking a third two-year term.

Vermont's Republican Gov. Phil Scott says he's in favor of preparing to hold the November election by mail, but he wants an objective panel to determine if it's needed.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott held a regular COVID-19 briefing Wednesday morning.  He teased potential new openings of the state’s business sectors as his administration continues tracking data to determine when it’s appropriate to resume certain activities.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott says despite the state showing positive progress, he intends to continue a cautious reopening strategy from COVID-19-related shutdowns.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott outlined a $400 million pandemic economic recovery program for businesses across the state during his COVID-19 briefing Wednesday.

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Vermont officials gave updates on the COVID-19 outbreak on Monday. The governor says progress is being made as the state reopens, but cautions that everyone must remain on guard to prevent a spike in infections.

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Governor Phil Scott has extended the State of Emergency for Vermont, but at the same time eased some of the stay-home requirements established to combat COVID-19.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott began his latest COVID-19 briefing Wednesday by telling Vermonters that he will not tolerate any hate, bigotry or bias in the state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

Governor Phil Scott began his Wednesday COVID-19 briefing telling Vermonters that he will not tolerate any hate, bigotry or bias in the state as a result of the pandemic.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott is planning a further easing of pandemic lockdown rules to begin next week. Retailers will be able to open but must follow strict guidelines.

The state of Vermont is taking deliberate steps to reopen businesses.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s latest coronavirus update focused on the status of K through 12 education while in-person teaching is suspended. Another topic that came under scrutiny was projected budget deficits due to the pandemic.

Vermont Governor Phil Scott says the state has hit an apparent plateau in the number of cases of COVID-19, and is working to clear a backlog of unemployment claims due to the pandemic.

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