Gov. Phil Scott touted the accomplishments of his first 100 days in office on Tuesday, including claiming credit for the Vermont House’s passage of a budget that requires no additional taxes or fees.
The governor also continued pushing several proposals the Legislature has so far rebuffed, including an effort to merge the Department of Liquor Control and the Lottery Commission. He called the failure to achieve that proposal his biggest disappointment in an initial three months he said were otherwise marked by progress and a needed shift in priorities.
“I’m very pleased with the progress we’re making, and the important conversations we’re having. But there is much more work to do over the next 21 months of this term. There is a sense of optimism I’m seeing as I travel the state,” Scott said.
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