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Administration officials in Vermont gave an update on COVID-19 vaccinations Tuesday.

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Governor Phil Scott reported on the latest vaccine distribution plan from the White House today and previewed plans to relax guidelines as more Vermonters receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced a loosening of gathering restrictions during his COVID-19 briefing Friday.

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Vermont’s governor and members of his administration gave their latest COVID-19 briefing today. It came as the state dealt with a deluge of calls as it opened appointments for the next eligible group in its age-based vaccination rollout.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott held his regular COVID-19 briefing today.  Officials said they are tracking concerning trends in the disease and have been briefed about FBI warnings over possible armed protests as the presidential inauguration looms.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott delivered his third inaugural address Thursday. Because of the pandemic he held an evening telecast with no audience rather than delivering it to an afternoon joint session of the Legislature.

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Vermont Governor Phil Scott gave his 100th pandemic briefing since he declared a state of emergency and his last briefing of 2020 on Thursday morning.

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During his regular pandemic briefing this morning, Governor Phil Scott and Vermont officials outlined plans for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine as it becomes available.

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In Vermont and around the globe, the biggest story of 2020 was the COVID-19 pandemic.  But there were other events that will have lasting implications for state policy and residents.  It was a major election year for key statewide offices as candidates had to find ways to campaign in the midst of a pandemic that limited personal interactions.

At his COVID-19 update today, Vermont Governor Phil Scott was joined by the state’s at-large Congressman to review the new federal coronavirus relief package.

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Governor Phil Scott says the first batch of COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed across Vermont, but not at the rate he had expected.

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Governor Phil Scott continues to urge Vermonters to follow the guidelines he set last week to control the spread of COVID-19. The spread of the virus is increasing in the state and the Northeast.

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Vermont officials announced today that they are temporarily suspending the state’s safe travel policy that allows some people to enter the state without quarantining from areas determined to have low numbers of COVID-19 cases.

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Vermonters continued a long tradition of electing a governor and lieutenant governor from opposite parties on Election Day. Bidding for a third term, Republican Governor Phil Scott soundly defeated his challenger, while a newcomer to politics will hold the second-highest state office.

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Vermont Gov. Phil Scott says he voted for Joe Biden for president, making him the first Republican governor in the nation to publically acknowledge voting for the Democratic presidential candidate.

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 major party candidates vying for Vermont governor met at the Mad River Barn in Waitsfield Tuesday evening for an in-person COVID-compliant debate.

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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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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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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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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.

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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.

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

With the economy slowed and schools closed, Vermont Governor Phil Scott gave another update Wednesday on the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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