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Education Financing Update – Feedback Wanted!

Feb 20, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Education Financing Update - Feedback Wanted! The following is from Rep. Janet Ancel, Chair, House Ways and Means Committee. There will be a public hearing this coming Wednesday from 4-6 at the State House. You can also submit written comments to Sorsha Anderson at [email protected] We are considering changes to the school funding law that are intended ...

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Remarks in Support of H.764: Data brokers and consumer protection

Feb 15, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The following are my remarks in support of H.764: An act relating to data brokers and consumer protection, which I delivered on the House Floor today. I rise in support of H.764. H.764 is critical to protect victims of domestic violence, dating violence and sexual assault by giving them control over their personal data and protect themselves ...

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Legislative Update – February 8, 2108

Feb 8, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Property Tax Relief Property tax relief is perhaps the biggest concern I hear from you. I am pleased to report that the House Ways and Means Committee is addressing this concern. The Committee is working on a proposal that will reduce reliance on the homestead property tax, will better reflect ability to pay, respects the requirements ...

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H.562 Parentage Bill Report

Feb 5, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

H.562: An act relating to parentage proceedings is the result of the Parentage Study Committee’s work. This body enacted the Committee last session in response to the Vermont Supreme Court’s repeated request, both through testimony and case law, to provide legislative recommendations to modernize Vermont’s parentage laws in recognition of the changing nature of Vermont ...

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