In choosing Brian Searles for transportation secretary and Waterbury
Rep. Sue Minter as the state’s new deputy secretary of transportation, Peter Shumlin is taking both a traditional and non-traditional approach to solving transportation problems.
Dubie spent the weekend covering as many towns as he could, and he
wrapped up his tour in the northwest corner of the state. While Vice President Joe Biden was stumping for Peter Shumlin,
Dubie was chatting with the lunch crowd at Libby’s Blue Line diner in Colchester.
Candidates for governor are focused on
generating enthusiasm among their supporters with less than a week to go before
the election. Both Brian Dubie and Peter Shumlin are putting
in long days and calling on as many allies as they can muster to help get their
Shumlin and Brian Dubie are both highlighting their commitment to creating jobs
in the last week of the campaign. At
the same time, the attorney general’s office sued outside groups supporting the
candidates, claiming ads violated state laws.
This week, Vermont Edition talks with the leading contenders in the
governor’s race. On Monday, Bob Kinzel’s guest is Republican candidate Brian Dubie. Also in the program, independent U.S. Senate candidate Dan Freilich.