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
Tuesday is Town Meeting Day! Many towns are again holding their meetings online, but voting will be in-person, so if you haven't already voted early, be sure to get out to the polls Tuesday. There are lots of important elections and issues on the ballot in every town. Check your town's website for the details.… Continue reading Town Meeting Day Update 2022
Vermont Town Meeting day is next week, Tuesday, March 1. I love Town Meeting Day and the annual opportunity to delve deeply into local budgets and issues with neighbors. Many towns are again holding their meetings remotely and early voting has already begun. Contact your local town clerk's office for more information about the details… Continue reading Town Meeting Election Endorsements
With so many urgent issues on our plate, the Legislative session has been busier than usual during our first several weeks. I know it's been a stressful month for nearly everyone due to this recent COVID surge; I'm hoping we're seeing the light at the end of the Omicron Tunnel, so hang in there and… Continue reading January 2022 Legislative Update