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ANTI-SLAVERY Language in our Constitution expanded

Proposed Amendment to the Vermont ConstitutionExpanding the Prohibition of Slavery and Indentured Servitude:The House Committee on Government Operations will hold a public hearing on Proposal 2,proposed amendment to the Constitution of the State of Vermont regarding...

TOWN MEETING VOTING; LEG. CREATES MORE FLEXIBILITY

HOUSE PASSES TOWN MEETING BILLS Vermont’s town clerks asked, and the legislature answered, passing S.172 in the first week of the session. Local election officials can now move forward in planning for 2022 Town Meetings with allowances for the ongoing pandemic....

AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE gets Democratic Legislative Support

To better support our children, families, communities, and the state’s economy, Democrats passed H.171 this year which takes monumental steps to reforming our child care system, investing in our future, and supporting the next generation of Vermont’s citizens. H.171...

Ed investment and changes help districts like BARRE

In my first session as your representative assigned to Ways and Means committee I heard first hand how irrational the current ‘pupil weighting’ schema is.  The chief researcher, Dr. Kolbe, PhD and UVM scholar lead a team which no matter how much digging...