This past week, the Vermont General Assembly began the new 2021-22 biennial session. The Senate met in person the first day, with 19 of 30 of us carefully gathering in the Senate chamber to be sworn in and approve rules for our work this year, including the ability to again legislate remotely, at least until… Continue reading New Legislative Session Begins
I hope you've been able to enjoy the gorgeous snow we got this past week! It was perfectly timed to give kids a true snow day on the last day of Hanukkah; I hope it stays on the ground so we can enjoy a white Christmas too. I'm writing to give you an update about… Continue reading Community & COVID Resources and Holiday Greetings
This will not be the Thanksgiving holiday we want or deserve, but please read on for helpful information about how to stay safe and an end note about gratitude during this time of crisis. As you surely know, the Coronavirus is now spreading quickly in Vermont, just like it has been in most of the… Continue reading Our COVID Thanksgiving
Unfortunately, like most other places in the country, Vermont currently has an increasing number of positive COVID-19 cases, which are creating the beginnings of community viral spread in some regions of the state.
Late last month, the Vermont Legislature completed its historic legislative session, officially adjourning after months of work largely focused on responding to a worldwide pandemic and its implications for Vermont. We legislated together from our homes throughout Vermont, with the assistance of incredible staff members who were themselves working remotely.