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Legislative Update

Jan 29, 2015 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

State House Congratulations to: Elizabeth (Lizzy) Hewitt and her parents Mary Gow and Steve Hewitt of Warren. Lizzy has joined VTDigger! VTDigger is a great resource to help us stay informed. Look for Elizabeth's news stories. Kevin and David and Warren Babic, who attended the reading of a resolution honoring Rico Babic's 100th birthday! It was an ...

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“Green Thumbs at Work” Grant Program

Jan 14, 2015 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The "Green Thumbs at Work" grant program is happening again this year! This program provides funding and technical assistance from Vermont Department of Health and the Vermont Community Garden Network for the development of food gardens at small worksites around Vermont. The application is due by January 30th. More information as well as a link to the ...

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Highlights from the first week of the 2015 Legislative Session

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

A few noteworthy highlights from the first week: A moving resolution was read proclaiming January 8th as Homelessness Awareness Day. The resolution contained powerful statements about the impact of homelessness on children. I was pleased to hear Speaker Smith recognize education funding and property taxes as a priority and directing the new education committee to work on this issue. I was ...

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Legislative Update 1/12/15

Jan 12, 2015 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

It is an honor to be back at the State House. Thank you for giving me the privilege to represent you. I am thrilled to report that I have been appointed Chairwoman of the House Judiciary Committee. I have served as Vice-chair for 12 years. I am excited about my new leadership role. This is my ...

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