Vermont Veterans’ Home

More northern Vermont Veterans should be familiar with the fine service and care offered by the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington, Vermont. Recently I have been working with other legislators to make sure the Vermont Veterans' Home in Bennington is provided with the support and resources it needs to continue providing best of class [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:07+00:00 January 18th, 2016|Vermont|0 Comments

October Revenue (LttE)

[Letter to the Editor (LttE)] The Joint Fiscal Committee met last week at the statehouse to hear fiscal reports from state officials and review income to the state for the first third of the fiscal year. The General Fund, while below expectation for the month of October, is slightly ahead for the year. I [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 November 22nd, 2015|LetterToTheEditor|0 Comments

Small Farm Certification (LttE)

[Letter to the Editor (LttE)] The Agency of Agriculture held an interesting meeting Tuesday morning at the Bliss auditorium in the Historical Society building in Saint Albans. The discussion topic was the Required Agricultural Practices Regulations for the Agricultural Non-point Source Pollution Control Program. The Agency is trying to solicit feedback from Vermonters all [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 November 18th, 2015|LetterToTheEditor|0 Comments

Vermont Clean Water Initiative & News

The Clean Water Fund Board recommended spending a proposed $10.4 million to reduce nutrient pollution in Vermont's waterways. Check out our new logo! The Vermont Clean Water Initiative is happy to announce a new logo that will be featured on all materials related to water quality and Act 64 - the Vermont Clean Water Act. The [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 November 10th, 2015|Environment|0 Comments

Act 46: School Consolidation

Below is a draft letter that will be sent this week. I voted 'no' on this; but, unfortunately a majority voted yes, including several Franklin County Representatives. This request is the result of a collaborative effort to request clarification of present law. Our State of Vermont must void the law and/or rewrite it so it will actually save [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 November 2nd, 2015|Education|0 Comments

Assaulting A Nurse (LttE)

[Letter to the Editor (LttE)] I've had several people call asking about the penalty in Vermont for assault of a nurse. Many were concerned after reading about the new law in New York that makes it a felony. There has been concern over our medical workers and other emergency medical personnel in Vermont for a long [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 October 16th, 2015|LetterToTheEditor|0 Comments

September Revenue Update

The results for the September state revenues show revenue being collected almost exactly as predicted at the beginning of the fiscal year. The General fund was up in September by $5.9 million from monthly targets resulting in revenues being $3.4 million year to date over target. Transportation Funds were up $2.2 million in September [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|2015, Income|0 Comments

PRESS RELEASE: BROCK ANNOUNCES BID FOR LT. GOVERNOR

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release Contact: Randy Brock, (802) 309-8220 October 1, 2015 BROCK ANNOUNCES BID FOR LT. GOVERNOR St. Albans, VT Former State Senator Randy Brock announced today that he will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for Lieutenant Governor of Vermont in 2016. Brock, who was the GOP candidate for governor [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Election2016|0 Comments

Vermont Transportation Board: Public Hearings 11/12/15

This Fall, the Vermont Transportation Board will hold public hearings designed to engage the public in a conversation about public transportation and highway safety. Topics include: Bus Service The Future of Passenger Rail The Proliferation of Car Sharing Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety How the Legalization of Marijuana could affect Highway Safety The Board will [...]

By | 2017-05-23T16:07:08+00:00 September 29th, 2015|2015, Events|0 Comments