BURLINGTON STILL NOT FOR SALE; OPPOSE MALL PROJECT Support thoughtful, community-based planning process

This is a press release from the Burlington Progressive Committee.  CONTACT: Charles Winkleman, 802-448-0183, BTVProgressiveParty@gmail.com BURLINGTON – Today the Burlington Progressive Party announced its opposition to the current Burlington Town Center proposal and proposed zoning changes. Progressives understand that although the project would bring some benefits in additional housing and…

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Education Fairness

Originally printed as an editorial in the Times Argus on May 31st    Legislators next year may be presented with an idea that could ease property taxes, bolster school funding and bring greater fairness to the state’s tax system. It all has to do with the tax advantage now enjoyed…

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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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