Will a Prog Run for Gov? Nope.

August 8, 2013; Paul Heintz; Seven Days “Should Progs challenge Shumlin in ’14?” That’s the question Burlington Free Press reporter Terri Hallenbeck put to Vermont Progressive Party leaders in Tuesday’s paper. The occasion for the query was the Progs’ upcoming state committee meeting (at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bethel…

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Should Progressives challenge Shumlin in 2014?

August 5, 2013; Terri Hallenbeck; Burlington Free Press When members of the Vermont Progressive Party gather Saturday for their state meeting, they will openly discuss the burning issue of the day: Should they challenge Gov. Peter Shumlin in next year’s election? Here’s the dilemma: Progressives kind of like Shumlin, at…

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If Progressives challenge Shumlin in 2014, it’s the governor’s own fault

June 14, 2013; Alicia Freese; VTDigger The Vermont Progressive Party isn’t chomping at the bit to make a run for the governor’s seat in 2014, but party leaders say their displeasure with Gov. Peter Shumlin might leave them no choice. “We’ve stayed out [of the past two elections] in sort…

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The Progressive Party And The Governor

June 11, 2013; Bob Kinzel and Sage Van Wing; VPR The Vermont Progressive Party is disappointed with Governor Shumlin. They don’t appreciate his stance against reforming the state’s income tax system, and they didn’t love his budget this year.  Progressive Party Chair Martha Abbott and House Caucus leader Chris Pearson…

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Daybell helped bring stability to Progressive Party

December 24, 2012; Burlington Free Press; Nancy Remsen The turnover in executive directors of the Democratic and Republican political parties in Vermont has been fast and furious in recent years, while the Vermont Progressive Party has had the same man at the helm since 2007. After three election cycles, however,…

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Leading the Way Down for Working Vermonters?

Layoffs, wage, pension, unemployment benefit cuts, but tax cuts for wealthy and corporations! What’s up? With two corporate parties, heads they win, tails we lose! Progressive Mike Bayer explains why working Vermonters are building a party that speaks for us. Listen to the Equal Time Radio podcast at: http://equaltimeradio.com/?q=node/241.

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