The four issues listed below constitute a policy list designated as VPP’s top priorities by the Progressive Party’s state Coordinating Committee. Below you’ll also find a list of priorities from each Progressive legislator. This legislative … Continue reading →
Last week the House passed a bill that substantially overhauls Vermont law regarding minor guardianship. Existing law is nearly 100 years old and fails to adequately address the needs of families in this century.
With the introduction of H.732, co-sponsored by Rep. Susan Hatch Davis, Vermont is the 12th state to introduce legislation that would block some of the effects of mass data collection by the National Security Agency … Continue reading →
House Corrections and Institutions was invited by Senate Judiciary to hear from Corrections Commissioner Andrew Pallito and senior policy and legal adviser for Public Safety, Robert Sand. Both introduced the committees to a proposal for … Continue reading →
I believe that we should do everything possible to curb drug use and addiction in Vermont. Addiction not only adversely affects addicts and their families, it threatens the security of our communities and leads to … Continue reading →
WHEREAS, Trayvon Martin was murdered at point blank range by George Zimmerman for “walking while black” in a neighborhood where Trayvon was staying with his father, after Zimmerman racially profiled and followed Trayvon, despite being … Continue reading →
As the lead sponsor of the marijuana decriminalization bill (H.200), it’s been an interesting few weeks. As you may have heard, on Friday the bill finally advanced in the House with a vote of 98-44 … Continue reading →