I am posting this press release on behalf of the nine members of the Addison County Democratic Legislative Delegation. Collectively, today we called on Peter Newton to resign his position as Addison County Sheriff. See below for the full text and official copy of our statement. On Tuesday, June 28, 2022, Addison County Sheriff Peter… Continue reading Addison County Democratic Legislative Delegation Calls for Immediate Resignation of Sheriff Peter Newton
Last week's Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade was a gut punch to reproductive rights and access to vital health care for millions of Americans. The Court did as expected, caved to the radical religious right, permanently sullied the legitimacy of the Court, and underscored that in their opinion the rights of women are… Continue reading Abortion Rights in Vermont
It's officially summer! As always, June is packed with celebrations and new beginnings. Below are some highlights of June activities, connections to recent legislative work, and important information about early voting and COVID vaccinations.Early Primary Voting Begins SaturdayThis is a huge election year in Vermont, so voting is more important than ever! More than one-third… Continue reading June Celebrations & Activities
Last weekend, a constituent handed me a slip of paper she keeps posted above her desk, which reads, "The crumbs are not the same as a place at the table." She thanked me for making sure that her social service & healthcare organization, and the people it serves, got more than crumbs this year, and… Continue reading A place at the table
I am angry and heartbroken. Over the past few weeks, our country has suffered through several more tragic high profile mass shootings, including at a neighborhood grocery store in Buffalo, New York, an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas, and a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma.