Year after year, political leaders have kicked the education funding problem down the road, setting the parameters of our formula, base education amounts, tax rates and excess spending thresholds as if nothing were amiss.
It would be a surprise if those in power decide to avoid venturing into new frontiers of legislation and instead, repair/revisit those laws that have failed to achieve their intended results.
The state will hold a public meeting next month to take comments on a study of issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana in Vermont. The meeting will run from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and will be carried statewide at Vermont Interactive Technologies centers. The meeting is planned in conjunction with a study authorized by the […]
Senator Patrick Leahy joins other notable legislative leaders, including former Governor Howard Dean, in endorsing Steve Berry in his run for State Representative in the Arlington, Sunderland, Sandgate and Manchester areas.
We found candidates young and old, from vastly different backgrounds and experiences. They felt that Vermont needs a fresh voice with new positive influence.
The Vermont I now know has a major disconnect between the citizens and the Legislature that is supposed to be representing them.
The Brattleboro Retreat will present the hospital’s 2014 Anna Marsh Award to Vermont State Representative Bill Lippert of Hinesburg at the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus event to be held on Saturday, November 1 at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro.
Vision to Action Vermont is pleased to announce its endorsement of incumbent Senator Bill Doyle for Washington County Senate.
The Senate has weakened itself in recent years; it was easy to stand up to a Republican administration; the real task is to stand up to a Democratic administration.
Notwithstanding their political persuasions both candidates have several things in common — the welfare of the towns they represent and the direction that state government is heading — these are bedrock positions a state representative must bring to Montpelier.
Michael Sabourin candidate for State Representative, Washington district 6 releases campaign video with position statements.