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AP-VT--Vermont News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, VT

May 16, 2018

Vermont news from The Associated Press for Wednesday, May 16, 2018.

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up today in Vermont. Questions about today’s coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to the northern New England desk at 802-229-0577.

A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop, or late-breaking news and more newsworthy events may take precedence. Advisories, digests and digest advisories will keep you up to date.

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MONTPELIER, Vt. — Vermont’s Republican governor is vowing to veto a series of bills passed by the Democratically controlled Legislature that get to the heart of the liberal agenda: things like a $15 minimum wage and paid family leave. Gov. Phil Scott argues the bills, not to mention the state budget and a property tax bill he’s also planning to veto, would make the state less competitive. By David Jordan. UPCOMING: 500 words by 5 p.m.


TIRES SLASHED: Police say someone in Vermont is slashing tires on a quiet town street.


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