State News

T.J. Donovan running for attorney general

By Anne Galloway, www.VTDigger.org Democrat T.J. Donovan will run for Vermont attorney general in the 2016 election, regardless of what incumbent Bill Sorrell decides. The Chittenden County state’s attorney told Seven Days on Sunday that he has decided to make […]

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Opinion

Rent-to-own industry exploiting poor in Vermont

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org Advocates say low-income people are enticed by low weekly and monthly lease rates offered by two national chain rent-to-own stores doing business in Vermont, Rent-A-Center and Aaron’s. Advocates charge the national retailers with circumventing current regulations […]

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State News

Legislative votes for governor, Thursday

By Anne Galloway, VTDigger.org On Thursday, Jan. 8, lawmakers will cast secret ballots to elect the new governor. Neither Scott Milne, the Republican candidate, nor incumbent governor Shumlin received more than 50 percent of the vote on Election Day, and […]

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