Senate, House Prepare for Override Vote

Governor Douglas vetoed the same sex marriage bill last night, setting the stage for override votes in the Senate and the House this morning. A Senate override is expected, but the House outcome is less certain.  You can listen to the debate and the vote live online. 

Douglas ahead in first statewide poll

The first statewide poll for the governor’s race has been released.  It shows incumbent Republican Governor Jim Douglas with a roughly 15 point lead over Democratic candidate Gaye Symington.  Independent candidate Anthony Pollina ran a distant third in the poll.

Gubernatorial candidates agree, economy is top issue

All three major party candidates for governor agree on one thing – the condition of the Vermont economy is the most important issue in their campaign. But they have different ideas about how to create more good paying jobs in the state. VPR’s Bob Kinzel reports.