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    Norwich University presents free lectures during the Spring 2012 Todd Lecture Series

    NORTHFIELD, VT – Norwich University presents a series of free lectures during the Spring 2012 Todd Lecture Series, beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 31, and going through Thursday, March 29. The Todd Lecture Series is named in honor of US Army retired Maj. Gen. and Norwich President Emeritus W. Russell Todd, ‘50, and his wife, Carol, in gratitude for […]

    Burlington College announces Continuing Legal Education program in Cuba

    For immediate release Jan. 20, 2012 Contact Jared Carter Phone: (802) 923- 2390 jcarter@burlington.edu Vermont – Burlington College, in collaboration with the Vermont Bar Association, has announced that it is offering continuing legal education (CLE) courses in Havana, Cuba, beginning in the spring of 2012. The for-credit courses are open to attorneys, judges, law professors and […]

    Washington Electric Co-Op asks PSB to consider public ownership options for VELCO

    For immediate release Jan. 23, 2012 Contact Avram Patt Phone: 802-223-5245 Washington Electric Cooperative (WEC) is recommending that, as part of the Public Service Board’s investigation of the proposed GMP/CVPS merger, there be a full analysis of options for some form of public ownership of the state’s transmission grid operated by VELCO. In pre-filed testimony […]

    Wake Up Opt Out Vermont launches media campaign

    For immediate release Jan. 25, 2012 Contact Jesse Mayhew Campaign Manager Phone: 802-779-0500 info@wakeupoptout.org Rutland, VT – The Wake Up Opt Out Campaign launched new radio and online ads today to help foster continued conversation about the potential dangers and liabilities of smart meter installation in Southern Vermont. “We are hopeful the media will give Vermonters the full […]

    Dover and Wilmington release education study

    For immediate release Jan. 23, 2012 Contact Laura Sibilia Phone: 802.384.0233 lhsibilia@gmail.com A study released today raises serious questions about the local impacts of Vermont’s education finance system on smaller towns and schools. The southern Vermont towns of Dover and Wilmington have contracted with Northern Economic Consulting (NEC) to ask why some schools continue to fall behind […]

    Justin Morrill addresses the State House on Farmers’ Night 150 years later

    For immediate release Jan. 23, 2012 Contact Julie Nelson Phone: (802) 479-8519 julie.nelson@state.vt.us Montpelier, VT – Justin Morrill of Strafford was a Representative (1855-1867) and a Senator (1867-1898) from Vermont. He will again make an appearance at the Vermont State House in Montpelier on February 8th, 2012 at 7:30 pm. His wife, Ruth, will join him. […]

    Weinberger releases plan to keep Burlington housing affordable, livable

    For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact Mike Kanarick Phone: (802) 324 – 4296 Burlington, VT –Democratic nominee for mayor Miro Weinberger, a small businessperson and former non-profit executive, held a press conference on Church Street outside of the PlanBTV studio, where he released a plan to improve housing affordability and livability for seniors and […]

    Burlington Police Officers Association endorses Wright

    For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact Kurt Wright (802) 448 – 3121 kurt@kurtwright2012.com Burlington, VT – Kurt Wright today received the endorsement of the Burlington Police Officers Association (BPOA). Before a crowd at Wright’s campaign office John Federico, president of the BPOA had this to say: “The Burlington Police Officer’s Association recently met with each of […]

    Welch tells Consumer Financial Protection Bureau of VT’s struggles

    For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact Scott Coriell Office: (202) 225- 4115 WASHINGTON, DC – Rep. Peter Welch today brought to the attention of the nation’s top consumer advocate – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray – a number cases where Vermonters are struggling under unfair treatment by large financial institutions. President […]

    Weinberger Releases Plan to Keep Burlington Housing Affordable, Livable

    End oil and coal subsidies, Sanders tells rally

    For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact Michael Briggs Phone: (202) 224-5141 WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 – Addressing several hundred demonstrators at a Capitol Hill rally today, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for an end to tax breaks and other subsidies for the enormously-profitable oil and coal industries. “We’ve got to end all of the tax breaks […]

    CCV to hold ribbon cutting on Feb. 2 at Rutland academic center

    CCV-Rutland, the second largest of 12 CCV academic centers throughout the state, has seen a 30 percent growth in students in the past five years.

    “Energize Vermont” screening February 2

    For immediate release January 24, 2012 Contact Peggy Sapphire and Robert Feinberg Phone: 802.586.9984 suenos88@vtlink.net Feb. 2 Statehouse Energize Vermont Press Conference/Screening of the Energize Vermont Video. 11 AM Cedar Creek Press Conference 11:15 AM-Senate Natural Resources Committee testimony 11:45 AM-1 PM: Lunchtime opportunity to meet with Legislators in Cafeteria OR Lunchtime demonstration/Rally on Statehouse Lawn with Bread & Puppet […]

    VT Law School launches the Energy Security & Justice Project

    For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact John Cramer Associate Director of Media Relations Vermont Law School Office: 802.831.1106 jcramer@vermontlaw.edu SOUTH ROYALTON, VT –– Vermont Law School has launched the Energy Security & Justice Project to expand global access to sustainable energy and craft national energy policies that adapt to climate change without worsening socioeconomic inequality. […]

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