Second Republican to run for Vt governorApril 27,2012
RUTLAND — Another Republican is entering the race for governor of Vermont.
Roy Newton, a Rutland area publisher, announced Wednesday that he plans to be on the GOP primary ballot in August.
Newton is challenging Sen. Randy Brock for the Republican nomination. Democratic Gov. Peter Shumlin has not said whether he will run for re-election.
Newton is the founder of the Vermont Ski Museum and runs several small publications in the Rutland area, including the Rutland Sun.
At a news conference Wednesday, he said the state and country are being overpowered by government regulation.MORE IN This Just In
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