Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss held a press conference today with a broad group of community members to voice support for the Downtown TIF (Tax Increment Financing) question on Burlington’s March 6 Town Meeting Day Ballot.
Vermont Freedom to Marry, Truth Wins Out call on Vermont mayors to support federal marriage equality
The campaign has already succeeded in at least one Vermont city: Burlington Mayor Bob Kiss signed the Mayors for the Freedom to Marry statement Tuesday.
For immediate release Feb. 14, 2012 Contact Sarah Launderville Vermont Center for Independent Living Phone: 1-800-639-1522 BURLINGTON – The Vermont Center for Independent Living announces the formation of the Burlington Access Focus Group to improve access for people with disabilities in downtown Burlington. A recent compliance review by the U.S. Department of Justice of several Church […]
For immediate release Feb.8, 2012 Contact Friends of FSTV in Burlington Email: email@example.com Burlington, VT: Calling themselves the “Friends of Free Speech TV in Burlington,” a diverse group of media-makers, business owners, artists, engaged citizens and independent media organizations have come together to promote the addition of a national independent news network to Burlington Telecom’s channel line-up […]
For immediate release Feb 7. 2012 Contact Alicia D’Alessandro Phone: (802) 468.7097 Montpelier, VT- Two weeks ago, Representative Kurt Wright showed himself to be a conservative partisan (in direct contrast to his campaign slogan) when he voted in lockstep with Republicans in Montpelier against funding for critical services needed in Burlington. The Vermont Democratic Party called […]
Shumlin: “Miro Weinberger knows how to get tough things done. And he does it with his unassuming, extraordinarily bright, talented ability to bring people from all walks of life together to face challenges and to turn them into successes.”
In testimony before the Vermont House Government Operations Committee Tuesday, State Auditor Tom Salmon expressed concern over the failure of the city of Burlington to respond to a request for information about its management of cash and internal controls.
Republican candidate Kurt Wright warns that tax incremental financing will go “down in flames” due to audit questions, but Mayor Kiss calls it a critical development tool and urges councilors to educate the public.
I will run the city like I am running this campaign; working directly with people and managing the finances in a back to basics way.
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 […]
For immediate release Jan. 24, 2012 Contact Kurt Wright (802) 448 – 3121 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 […]