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Phil Scott http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/2461/all en Fire departments honor top members an annual dinner http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-28181" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.thumbnail.jpg" alt="firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.jpg" title="firefighters3291WarnerStarksboro.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MITCH HORNER OF Starksboro, right, was chosen as Firefighter of the Year. Independent photos/Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> FERRISBURGH &mdash; Members of each of the 17 county fire departments turned out for the annual Addison County Firefighters Association meeting this past Wednesday evening at the Eagles Club in Ferrisburgh, during which the organization honored several firefighters for their service.</p> <p> Featured guest Lt. Gov. Phil Scott thanked the hundreds of firefighters, all in their dress uniforms, for helping out in their respective communities.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28182">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201501fire-departments-honor-top-members-annual-dinner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County ACFA awards Featured firefighters Phil Scott Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:03:24 +0000 Zach Despart 28182 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Lt. governor outlines his priorities for 2015 http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412lt-governor-outlines-his-priorities-2015 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-27433" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201412lt-governor-outlines-his-priorities-2015"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/ChiefsMeeting4943.thumbnail.jpg" alt="ChiefsMeeting4943.jpg" title="ChiefsMeeting4943.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> VERMONT LT. GOV. Phil Scott speaks at a gathering of police chiefs and sheriffs at the Middlebury Inn last week. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott on Tuesday warned that the 2015 legislative session will be dominated by tough financial decisions and he sees little opportunity for debate on such issues as the legalization of marijuana.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27434">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201412lt-governor-outlines-his-priorities-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County 2015 chiefs Featured legislature Phil Scott police session Mon, 15 Dec 2014 12:51:47 +0000 Zach Despart 27434 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Scott a supporter of natural gas pipeline http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410scott-supporter-natural-gas-pipeline <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; In a wide-ranging discussion with the </span><em style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">Independent</em><span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">, Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott shared his ideas on making Vermont a more affordable place to live, improving the state&rsquo;s economy and learning more about single-payer health care (<a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410lt-gov-scott-discusses-issues-re-election-bid">see story here</a>).</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26079">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410scott-supporter-natural-gas-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Phil Scott pipeline Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:31:39 +0000 Zach Despart 26079 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Lt. Gov Scott discusses issues in re-election bid http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410lt-gov-scott-discusses-issues-re-election-bid <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-26071" style="width: 64px;"><a href="/201410lt-gov-scott-discusses-issues-re-election-bid"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/PhilScott5390.thumbnail.jpg" alt="PhilScott5390.jpg" title="PhilScott5390.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="64" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PHIL SCOTT </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott has won a few races during his lifetime, primarily as a stock car driver at the Thunder Road SpeedBowl. But the Berlin Republican is currently focused on winning a different kind of race &mdash; for re-election as lieutenant governor against Progressive Dean Corren of Burlington.</span></p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/26072">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201410lt-gov-scott-discusses-issues-re-election-bid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured lieutenant governor Phil Scott Thu, 09 Oct 2014 12:12:43 +0000 Zach Despart 26072 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Opinion: Scott wrong on election funding http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-scott-wrong-election-funding <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Spencer Putnam </div> </div> </div> <p align="left"> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">Lt. Gov. Phil Scott has been quoted as saying that he does not wish to use public financing for his campaign because he does not want to take money from people who do not support him. This represents a fundamental misunderstanding of the purpose of public financing of political activities.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24011">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406opinion-scott-wrong-election-funding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion campaign finance Phil Scott public financing reform Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:44:32 +0000 Zach Despart 24011 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Cornwall site hosts jamboree to honor and help veterans http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406cornwall-site-hosts-event-honor-and-help-veterans <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23801" style="width: 73px;"><a href="/201406cornwall-site-hosts-event-honor-and-help-veterans"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/jpg.thumbnail." alt="jpg." title="jpg." class="image image-thumbnail " width="73" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MORRIE JONES, LEFT, and Wayne Burlett co-organized the Veterans Appreciation Jamboree held in Cornwall last Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All profits from the event went to the Wounded Warrior Project. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">CORNWALL &mdash; Morrie Jones was hanging out with a bunch of friends several months ago, wondering if there would be a parade for Vermont&rsquo;s returning military veterans.</span></p> <p> &ldquo;We decided we were tired of waiting for the parade and decided we would have it ourselves,&rdquo; Jones said.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23802">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201406cornwall-site-hosts-event-honor-and-help-veterans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cornwall Featured Jamboree Phil Scott veterans Sun, 08 Jun 2014 21:20:06 +0000 John Flowers 23802 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Vermont Republican Party looks to Sunderland to right the ship http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311vermont-republican-party-looks-sunderland-right-ship-0 <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-20091" style="width: 96px;"><a href="/201311vermont-republican-party-looks-sunderland-right-ship-0"><img src="http://www.addisonindependent.com/files/images/David-Sunderland.thumbnail.jpg" alt="David-Sunderland.jpg" title="David-Sunderland.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="96" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> DAVID SUNDERLAND, A Middlebury native and former state representative, was elected the new chairman of the Vermont Republican Party </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Zach Despart </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20px;">WATERBURY &mdash; The Vermont Republican Party is somewhat of an endangered species these days.</span></p> <p> Republicans hold just 48 of 150 seats in the Vermont House of Representatives, seven of 30 seats in the Senate, and one of six statewide offices.</p> <p> In 2012, Gov. Peter Shumlin, a Democrat, defeated GOP challenger Randy Brock by 21 points. Brock, a former state senator, outspent Shumlin but managed to secure the vote of just one-third of Vermonters.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/20094">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201311vermont-republican-party-looks-sunderland-right-ship-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Featured GOP Phil Scott Republicans Sunderland Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:12:35 +0000 Zach Despart 20094 at http://www.addisonindependent.com