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Legislative Wrap-Up 2

May 29, 2014 No Comments ››

The following is the second of a two part series summarizing some of the Legislature's Accomplishments.  Thank you for giving me the opportunity to represent you. I am proud of our work that will help expand economic growth and opportunity for Vermonters while enhancing public safety and wellbeing. PUBLIC SAFETY: MY COMMITTEE WORK Addressing Our Opiate Crisis: ...

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Mad River Valley Economic Summit & Community Picnic Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Lareau Farm Pavilion

May 29, 2014 No Comments ››

I hope to see you at this important community event. I am posting this information on behalf of the Mad River Valley Planning District, Joshua Schwartz, Executive Director Mad River Valley Planning District PO Box 471 | Waitsfield, VT 05673 802.496.7173 | www.mrvpd.org mrvpd@madriver.com. Mad River Valley Economic Summit & Community Picnic Wednesday, June 4, 2014, 5:30 ...

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Legislative Wrap-Up

May 21, 2014 No Comments ››

The following is the first of a two part series summarizing some of the Legislature's Accomplishments.  Thank you for giving me the opportunity to represent you. I am proud of our work that will help expand economic growth and opportunity for Vermonters while enhancing public safety and wellbeing. Education Update: I opposed the consolidation bill because ...

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More articles about ban on hand-held devices while driving

May 8, 2014 No Comments ››

Shumlin Drops Opposition to Handheld Cellphone Ban Read full article at Seven Days May 7, 2014 | Paul Heintz [...] As he made the case against banning handheld cellphone use while driving, Gov. Peter Shumlin said, "You can't legislate common sense." Apparently, Vermont's going to try. Soon after House and Senate conferees signed off on a compromise ban Wednesday afternoon, ...

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Free Press: Vermont House passes cellphone ban

May 8, 2014 No Comments ››

Read full article at the Burlington Free Press May 7, 2014 | Nancy Remsen [...] For Rep. Maxine Grad, D-Moretown, securing a ban on drivers use of cellphones has been a seven year odyssey. She became concerned about drivers distracted by cell phone use when her daughters were beginning to drive. She said she saw research suggesting driving ...

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VPR: Drop That Phone: Deal Reached On Hand Held Device Ban For Drivers

May 8, 2014 No Comments ››

Read and listen in full at Vermont Public Radio May 7, 2014 | By Bob Kinzel [...] Moretown Rep. Maxine Grad has been a strong supporter of this bill for several years. She says it’s important to phase it in. “There’s going to be an educational component, that part of the bill is effective in July, and the ...

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Legislative Update /GMO Bill Signing Thursday

May 5, 2014 No Comments ››

GMO Bill Signing Thursday: Gov. Peter Shumlin will sign the newly passed legislation requiring the labeling of foods that contain GMOs into law at the State House on Thursday, May 8 at 2:30 p.m. There has been broad interest in the issue, and the Governor said the press and public are invited to attend the ...

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