I’m a proud alum of Middlebury College. I’m here today because I want the college I love to do the morally right thing and divest out of all fossil fuel companies.
If the Legislature is unhappy with the reports that they receive from the Tax Department, then let’s work together to improve the quality and timeliness of the reports.
The Shumlin administration has brokered a new provisional contract with the union representing employees of the Vermont State Police. The contract with the Vermont Troopers’ Association lasts for two years, but must be ratified by the union’s membership. The state’s existing contract with the union, which covers pay and working conditions for 327 state police […]
News release — Lund May 11, 2013 South Burlington – Over 125 bike riders gathered at Lund’s building on Joy Drive to participate in the 5th Annual Ride for Children to raise money for Lund’s programs and services. The bikers rode four different distances from 4 miles to 55 miles along routes displaying Vermont’s scenic […]
News Release – Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. May 13, 2013 Montpelier – On Monday, Congressman Peter Welch announced the winner of the 32nd Annual Congressional Art Competition at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in Montpelier. Brigheil Lalor of Manchester Center and Burr and Burton Academy, took the honors for her painting “Possibilities.” Welch said, […]
News Release — Vermont Congressional Delegation May 13, 2013 WASHINGTON – A Vermont National Guard outreach effort will receive $1.8 million this year for the pioneering program that informs veterans and their families about benefits they have earned, Vermont’s congressional delegation announced today. The award is Vermont’s share of $20 million for eight states that […]
The House voted 132-0 Monday to pass a bill aimed at regulating police use of automated license plate readers. Law enforcement officers use ALPRs — there are roughly 40 in use around the state — to capture digital images of license plate numbers, which, coupled with the car’s GPS coordinates, are uploaded into a database. […]
Eight 18- to 24-year-old skilled volunteers from the AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps) (http://www.americorps.gov/about/programs/nccc.asp) arrived in Windham County this month to work on Tropical Storm Irene recovery projects such as debris clean-up, painting, and home rehabilitation projects.
On June 1-2, 2013, Burlington will host its first-ever National Day of Civic Hacking, part of a national event happening in cities across the country and endorsed by the White House.