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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Progressive Legislative Agenda – 2016

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 agenda is, by no means, an exhaustive or exclusive list. Rather, it is an attempt…

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Legislators Propose Menu of Options to Help Working Vermonters

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 11, 2015CONTACT: Chris Pearson – 802-860-3933   MONTPELIER, VT – An informal coalition of Democrats and Progressives in the Vermont House of Representatives think income inequality is hurting Vermont’s working families and want to see policy that addresses this challenge. Using data from the Vermont Department…

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Progressive Legislators Lead the Charge on Marijuana Legalization

~by Michael Gallagher On February 18, 2015 Progressive Sen. David Zuckerman introduced S. 95 (“An Act Relating to Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana”) to the Senate Committee on Judiciary. The proposed bill would legalize limited amounts of marijuana to be used for recreational purposes, as well as establishing regulations regarding cultivation, distribution, and…

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