2020 Session — COVID-19 Update #4

Thank you to everyone who reached out this week to share feedback about the state’s response to COVID-19. We are hearing a range of perspectives, and both Rep. Houghton and I have been working through issues with the Administration and our federal partners....

2020 Session — COVID-19 Update #3

Thank you to everyone who has been in touch to share your thoughts, questions, and concerns during the COVID-19 crisis. Both Rep. Houghton and I have been busy sharing your feedback with the Administration in an attempt to keep them updated on the pressing needs of...

2020 Session — COVID-19 Update #2

This is an update on where the State response to COVID-19 stands. Your local legislators are working closely together as we navigate this unprecedented public health crisis. We recognize how stressful this moment is, and we appreciate everyone who has reached out with...

2020 Session — COVID-19 Update #1

In the normal course of business, the ninth week of the Vermont legislative session is usually focused on our annual “crossover” deadline — the date by which House bills must proceed to be considered for passage this year. Business has been anything but normal...

2020 Legislative Session — Week 7 Update

Vermont’s 2020 legislative session is nearing its midpoint, when lawmakers break for Town Meeting. The origin of our winter timeline comes from Vermont’s agrarian tradition. Prior to the 21st century, many citizen lawmakers farmed the land during warmer seasons. The...