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Mark Davis

Mark Davis

Senior Editor

Mark Davis has spent more than a decade working as a reporter in Vermont, focusing on both daily and long-form stories. Prior joining Vermont Public as assistant news director, he worked for five years at Seven Days, the alt-weekly in Burlington, where he won national awards for his criminal justice reporting. Before that, he spent nine years at the Valley News, where won state and national awards for his coverage of the criminal justice system, Topical Storm Irene, and other topics. He has also served as a producer and editor for the Rumblestrip podcast. He graduated from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism.

  • In a new book, a Vermont historian looks at the story of reproductive justice. Plus, single-payer health care, protecting health care providers who give gender-affirming treatment, a second investigation into the Franklin County sheriff-elect, and the end of Everyone Eats.
  • A plan to open a juvenile detention center in Newbury hits local opposition. Plus, retirees push back on a plan to switch their health insurance, drivers can opt-in to a lawsuit against Casella, and preserving Bernie’s mitten memes.
  • The impending end of pandemic-era food assistance. Plus, Democrats react to Gov. Scott’s spending plans, a former St. Albans cop found not guilty of assault, and layoffs at the Vermont Country Store.
  • Lawmakers look to zoning changes to increase housing stock. Plus, Gov. Phil Scott’s “significant budget,” non-citizen voting in Montpelier, and garbage output.
  • A sheep shearer and butcher explains her work. Plus, state revenues outpace expectations, Burlington Progressives outline public safety priorities, and a Vermont inmate dies.
  • How communities in Southern Vermont are working to address the housing crisis. Plus, mental health at a state prison, a Shelburne cop used excessive force on a teenager, relaxed parking requirements in Burlington, and a power plant shortfall.
  • A community lunch returns to St. Johnsbury after several years, but some attendees say it's not the same. Plus, Gov. Scott asks for more broadband money, GMT considers reinstating fares, and remembering Ray Bates.
  • An effort to succeed in Vermont’s hemp industry. Plus, Becca Balint is finally sworn in, why officials encourage a bivalent COVID shot, and a bill to reduce heating costs and emissions.
  • Highlights from Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth inaugural address. Plus, UVM Medical Center support staff have a date set for a union election, a man accused of disrupting a public meeting asks for charges to be thrown out, and the state offers grants for phosphorus reduction.
  • As the legislature starts a new biennium, we hear from leaders of both chambers about their priorities. Plus, COVID-19 numbers, and an early maple sap run.