News Release — Rep. Selene Colburn Oct. 3, 2017 Contact: Selene Colburn Representative, Chittenden 6-4 Burlington, VT [email protected] 802-233-1358 Last week, Governor Scott declared his opposition to carbon pricing in a Facebook post. This week, Senator Dick McCormack and Representative Mary Sullivan, the Co-chairs of the Vermont legislature’s Climate Solutions Caucus, have a message. “As […]
The president’s retreat threatens our economy, endangers our health and could permanently alter the landscape that nourishes our bodies and souls.
“Those communities are not crazy to think it is part of a philosophical push that has been in the air for some years,” said one lawmaker, harking back to failed legislation on public money for private education.
Rep. Alison Clarkson, a Woodstock Democrat, moves up to the Senate, winning the seat vacated by John Campbell.
Dick McCormack Receives Endorsement from Bernie Sanders News Release — McCormack for Senate August 3, 2016 Contact: Dick McCormack Cell: 802-793-6417 [email protected] The McCormack for Senate campaign announced today that they have received the following statement of support from Bernie Sanders: “I have known Dick McCormack for more than 25 years. He is a man […]
News Release — McCormack for Senate May 17, 2016 Contact: Dick McCormack Cell: 802-793-6417 [email protected] Dick McCormack has announced that he will be seeking reelection as State Senator for all Windsor County towns, Londonderry and Mt. Holly. McCormack will be filing petitions to have his name placed on the Democratic Party ballot for the August […]
The Senate Appropriations Committee narrowly advanced the bill Monday on a vote of 4 to 3.
Editor’s note: This article is by Maggie Cassidy of the Valley News, in which it was first published April 25, 2014. Debate over whether to consolidate Vermont’s school districts and school boards appears likely to continue past the current legislative session in the statehouse. Sen. Dick McCormack, D-Windsor, said even if House Bill 883, which […]
Senators spar over whether child care providers are businesses or individuals. Bill advances, 22-8.
Backers in the Senate say they have the votes but Shumlin administration has not budgeted for increased subsidies or negotiation costs.
Sen. Dick McCormack, D-Windsor, who chairs the Education Committee, said early education unionization, one of his top priorities this year, has the votes to pass the Senate.
He reached out in a “coming to Jesus moment” to several committee chairs who took a hard look at his deficiencies as the Senate’s leader.
McCormack said he’s not being unreasonable. It’s the pro tem who is playing procedural shenanigans to avoid a vote on the child-care bill, he said.
The headline today is: Senate approves tax bill, hits smokers with an additional 53 cent tax per pack. How they got there? That’s another story.