Ann Cummings Scott's Child Care Plan Would Use Money Some Lawmakers Say Should Go To Education Fund By Bob Kinzel • Feb 4, 2019 HighLaZ / iStock Listen Listening... / 2:35 Key lawmakers are questioning Gov. Phil Scott's plan to finance a $7-million increase in child care funds, saying the proposal is akin to "raiding" the state's education fund. Vermont Republicans Take Aim At Push For $15 Minimum Wage By Peter Hirschfeld • Dec 1, 2017 Angela Evancie / VPR file The political battle lines are taking shape in what will likely be one of the more contentious policy debates of the 2018 legislative session. Talking Taxes By Bob Kinzel & Ric Cengeri • Feb 3, 2017 Angela Evancie / VPR file Listen Listening... / 45:55 With the Legislature back in session, it's open season to discuss taxes. And there are many tax issues to talk about. Ann Cummings Reclaims Chair's Seat In Senate Committee On Finance By Peter Hirschfeld • Jan 6, 2017 Washington County Sen. Ann Cummings has reclaimed the chairwomanship of the powerful Senate committee she lost in 2013 after trying to wrest leadership over the chamber from then-Senate President John Campbell.