I certainly agree with Brandon Batham’s urging of young Vermonters to involve themselves in state politics and seek elected office, but his analysis of the Democratic majority’s record in Montpelier is far removed from reality.
While the Legislature has worked hard to recognize the issues facing young people, it’s time for us to take our own seat at the table.
Having differences is what gives our democracy the opportunity to create the best legislation by valuing valid criticisms from our opponents.
The Vermont Republican negativity machine is in full gear after the legislative session.
Montpelier must do a better job balancing the needs of Vermonters within our current economic and revenue realities.
News Release — Voices for Vermont’s Children June 11, 2015 Contact: Michelle Fay, Voices for Vermont’s Children [email protected] 802-229-6377 On May 29th Voices for Vermont’s Children recognized three policymakers with Vermont Kids Count awards during the organization’s Raising Our Voices for Kids event at the Burlington Community Boathouse. Senators Claire Ayer and Jeanette White and […]
Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday signed 13 bills that were recently passed by the General Assembly. Among those signed into law were bills relating to election law, public records act exemptions, town charters, privacy protection, the state’s sex offender registry, and more: • S.13, an act which will improve the efficiency and consistency of the Vermont Sex Offender Registry; […]
That appears as a new frontier in spin, possibly coupled with a bit of amnesia. Let’s review the report card.
Vermonters expected the governor and Legislature would make real, transformative and lasting change …
With a large majority of the House being made up of Democrats and Progressives, we were unable to accomplish many things we believe Vermonters asked for loud and clear.