News Release — Vermont Law School Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] General Assembly, Vermont Law School, Gruter Institute, Kauffman Foundation present hands-on weekend for legal innovation in support of economic development SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Oct. 1, 2015––Vermont Law School, in partnership with the […]
The views of Sen. Rand Paul clearly reverse the progress made and would set Vermont and our country back by decades.
Advocacy group says Legislature moved too hastily. The law unfairly caps spending and will end up increasing property taxes for some school districts, according to Tom Pelham, a co-founder of the Campaign for Vermont.
What are the realities of these goals for my constituents and future Vermonters?
“Our tax dollars should, as much as possible, support Vermonters and the colleges that do the most to attract and educate them,” said Sen. Anthony Pollina, who plans to introduce legislation in the next session.
The new state law aimed at restructuring school districts into larger, more cost-effective systems, offers tax incentives for quick implementation.
In the coming election cycle, the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee will spend a record $40 million to target legislative chambers in 10 states, including Vermont.
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.
Fundamental changes in tax structure needed to eliminate deficits and bring state in line with 21st century economics.
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 […]