Statement of VPIRG Communications & Technology Director Zach Tomanelli on the signing of the Broadband Bill (H.513)

News Release — VPIRG June 21, 2019 “Today, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed into law the most significant set of policies in years to expand and improve broadband internet access throughout the state.” “By enacting this law, Vermont’s elected officials recognize that the large telecom providers are just never going to adequately provide universal service […]


Sunrise Burlington and local leaders discuss climate crisis

News Release — Sunrise Burlington April 29, 2019 Contacts: Maggie Friel, Sunrise Movement Hub Coordinator, [email protected], 413-207-5403 Clarissa Sprague, Sunrise Movement Hub Co-Coordinator, [email protected] 541-525-3644 Emma Page, Sunrise Movement Hub Co-Coordinator, [email protected], 917-767-3250 BURLINGTON, VT: After a semester of organizing, Sunrise Movement Burlington held a town hall as part the national ‘Road to a Green […]


VPIRG urges leaders to act on climate change

News Release — VPIRG Nov. 26, 2018 Contact: Paul Burns 802-793-1985 (mobile) Vermont Leaders Urged to Act in the Face of the New National Climate Assessment Montpelier, VT – A major new scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Black Friday serves as a dire warning about the ways in which climate change threatens […]