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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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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Shumlin’s Decision to Scrap Single Payer a Betrayal of Vermont’s Working Families

Governor Peter Shumlin abandoned single payer healthcare yesterday right when political leadership was needed most to push Vermont and the country forward. He broke five years of campaign promises to Vermonters that he would not rest until we had single payer healthcare. Yet when things got tough and politically challenging,…

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Press Release: Burlington Progressive Party Endorses Goodkind for Mayor, Candidates for City Council

Sunday evening Progressive Party members voted at their Burlington caucus to endorse Steve Goodkind as the Progressive candidate for the 2015 mayoral race. The Party also endorsed candidates for at least half of the upcoming city council races. Prior to the vote, Goodkind addressed the approximately 60 caucus participants, speaking about…

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2014 VPP Platform Proposed Amendments (no track edits)

PREAMBLE: The Vermont Progressive Party offers this platform to preserve and sustain democracy, guarantee inalienable rights, and promote the general welfare of the citizens of the State of Vermont.   CURRENT PLATFORM COMMITTEE PROPOSAL Healthcare Progressives believe health care is a human right, and support single-payer health care, birth to…

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