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Scott 2020

Vermont Governor Phil Scott  (file photo)
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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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The former Vermont Secretary of Education announced on Tuesday that she is running for governor. Democrat Rebecca Holcombe served as education secretary for four years under former Democratic Governor Peter Shumlin and continued in the position under Republican Phil Scott. But she resigned last year citing policy disagreements.  Holcombe is the first Democrat to enter the 2020 race. She tells WAMC North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley she is running because she loves the state and wants to take it in a new direction.