VPP Labor Commission Holds Event in Solidarity with State Workers

  The Labor Commission of the VT Progressive Party remains very disappointed that the Shumlin Administration appears to be pushing toward imposition of contracts with the VSEA Executive Branch Unit– something which has not happened in 20 years. The relative inaction by the Shumlin Administration, along with the anti-worker intervention in…

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VPP Holds Press Conference to Address VT Political Revolution

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   CONTACT: Kelly Mangan Executive Director VT Progressive Party 802-229-0800 kelly@progressiveparty.org www.progressiveparty.org   Vermont Progressive Party Reaches Out to Others Who Feel the Bern   Montpelier, VT  02/26/2016  –  The Vermont Progressive Party invited Vermonters who are excited about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign to join…

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Press Conference in Support of H.656

  Rep. Chris Pearson (P-Burlington) opens up the Jan. 27th 2016 press conference about H.656, a bill to provide property tax relief to low- and middle-income Vermonters. Sen. Anthony Pollina (P/D-Washington Co) and Rep. Sandy Haas (P/D-Rochester). Pollina sponsored a similar bill in the Senate earlier this year. Rep. Mollie…

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Exxon-Mobile Thumbs Nose at Vermont, Climate Change

EXXON MOBIL SHAREHOLDERS REJECT VERMONT’S GREENHOUSE GAS RESOLUTION ERIN MANSFIELD JUN. 19 2015, 5:57 PM 12 COMMENTS Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on redditShare on google_plusone_shareShare on printShare on email State Treasurer Beth Pearce. Photo by Hilary Niles/VTDigger   A decision by Exxon Mobil Corp. shareholders to reject greenhouse gas emission goals…

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Progressives join Corren public financing lawsuit

  April Burbank, Free Press Staff Writer2:54 p.m. EDT June 5, 2015 (Photo: RYAN MERCER/FREE PRESS FILE) CONNECT 3TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE The Vermont Progressive Party announced Friday that it has joined a court dispute over campaign finance laws. The party is backing Dean Corren, a Burlington attorney and former Progressive/Democratic lieutenant governor candidate, against…

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ADVOCATES: VT ISN’T DOING ENOUGH TO PROVIDE SERVICES FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING

AMY ASH NIXON MAY. 31 2015, 9:43 PM 1 COMMENT Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on redditShare on google_plusone_shareShare on printShare on email   The Austine School in Brattleboro. Photo by Zachary P. Stephens/Brattleboro Reformer Along-existing Hearing Advisory Council will be renamed and repurposed to ensure that the State of Vermont is…

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Progressives Overtake Democrats on Burlington City Council

Progressives Overtake Democrats on Burlington City Council POSTED BY PAUL HEINTZ AND TERRI HALLENBECK ON TUE, MAR 3, 2015 AT 9:47 PM click to enlarge ALICIA FREESE Progressive candidates Selene Colburn, Max Tracy, Jane Knodell and Sara Giannoni surround mayoral candidate Steve Goodkind at a January nominating caucus. Democratic Mayor Miro Weinberger may havetrounced Progressive opponent Steve…

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