Public servants deserve safety and respect. Community members deserve public spaces that are healthy, inclusive, and welcoming.
Each of the past efforts to put a plan in place to tackle the climate crisis provided concrete strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions to meet the state’s now-mandatory reduction goals by 2030. This requires urgent action, not a fourth plan.
The policy shifts the full cost of the entire state’s climate compliance onto the less fortunate. It is classist. It creates further income inequality through a regressive surcharge and will cause human needs to go unmet.
Every dollar that goes into perpetuating nuclear power in any form is in essence being stolen from bringing less expensive, safer, less carbon-intensive, and more quickly built energy sources
Let’s level the economic playing field, keep more Vermonters in-state, attract more families to move here, and ensure that all workers and all businesses have the financial resiliency to put health, safety and family first.
I contend the judicial branch is the federal branch of government in need of term limits. At least senators face their constituents every six years for reelection.
Democrats’ flood tide includes proposals on clean heat, child care, paid family and medical leave, universal primary care, religious schools, guns and union elections.
My wife and I are in our early 80s and often wonder: Can we keep what we have in our kitchen, garage, basement and shed for our few remaining years?
There are real uncertainties about how we should make the transition from today, where more than 70% of Vermonters rely on fossil fuels to heat their homes.
Lucy was our first sow and gave us countless litters of piglets that we raised, processed, and sold at the farmers’ market. She loved scratches on her back and came running out of the woods when we called her for her meals, grunting her greeting.