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
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.
This past week, the Senate passed a number of significant bills spanning multiple areas of concern including redistricting, education, environmental policy, criminal justice, and ethics.
It's been two years since the Governor declared a state of emergency and Vermont shutdown in the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic. It's been a long two years, and I've tried to be with you, ever step of the way. On this day in 2020 and 2021, I wrote to you with updates about… Continue reading Two Years of COVID + Crossover