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Legislative Update – February 14, 2019

Feb 14, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My Committee/House Judiciary [caption id="attachment_616" align="alignright" width="300"] By John Phelan - Own work, CC BY 3.0[/caption] We passed H.19, a bill that prohibits sexual conduct between a law enforcement officer and someone in his or her custody. We are continuing our work on Fair and Impartial Policing, Statute of Limitations in child exploitation and manslaughter cases, expungement of criminal ...

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Legislative Update – January 31, 2019

Jan 31, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

My Committee/House Judiciary/My Bills and Resolutions Juvenile Justice It was an honor to have Judge Jimmie Edwards speak to our committee during his visit to VT for MLK week. Thanks to Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Reiber for making this happen. Judge Edwards reminded us of the importance of leading from the heart and our common humanity, ...

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Representative Maxine Grad sits listening in the Vermont House Chamber

Resolution recognizes January as National Stalking Awareness Month

Jan 29, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The Vermont House and Senate adopted Concurrent House Resolution 8 on January 18th, recognizing January as National Stalking Awareness Month in Vermont. I was so honored to introduce to the House Anna Nassett, a survivor of stalking and victims’ advocate, who has been instrumental to my work. She lives in Warren and was present for ...

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Judge Jimmie Edwards speaks with the Vermont House Judiciary Committee

Judge Jimmie Edwards speaks to the VT House Judiciary Committee

Jan 25, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

It was an honor and privilege to have Judge Jimmie Edwards speak to our committee during his visit to Vermont for MLK week. Thanks to Vermont Supreme Court Chief Justice Paul L. Reiber for making this happen. Judge Edwards reminded us of the importance of leading from the heart and our common humanity. Judge Edwards is ...

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Legislative Update – January 16, 2019

Jan 16, 2019 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

It is great to be back at the State House. I appreciate your confidence in me and re-electing me to serve as your representative. I look forward to working with Rep. Kari Dolan on your behalf. Congratulations to Bill MaGill of Moretown for his election as Clerk of the Vermont House. I had the honor to ...

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Endorsements for Maxine Grad's 2018 re-election campaign

Endorsements for Maxine Grad’s re-election candidacy

Oct 4, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

I'm thrilled to announce the following endorsements for my Vermont House of Representatives re-election campaign! Vermont Conservation Voters The Vermont Conservation Voters endorsed my campaign based on my voting record and leadership on environmental and conservation issues. From the VCV: "Through our endorsements, we aim to educate voters across the state on candidates whose values and actions demonstrate ...

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Maxine Grad announces re-election campaign

Aug 3, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

MORETOWN, VT – Rep. Maxine Grad announces her campaign for re-­election, to serve the people of Moretown, Duxbury, Fayston, Waitsfield and Warren. “I am proud of my accomplishments and want to do more to keep Vermonters safe and healthy, and to help our communities thrive. If re-­elected, I will continue to work on sustainable economic ...

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Legislative Update – July 12, 2018

Jul 12, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The Legislature is Adjourned! Budget We were able to prevent a government shutdown. Although the budget and tax bills passed with tri-partisan support, the Governor vetoed both bills twice. After weeks of discussion and debate, the House was able to find agreement with the Senate and the Governor at the end of June to fully fund our local ...

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Legislative Update – June 26, 2018

Jun 26, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

Budget On Monday, the House passed a third budget. Like the prior 2 budgets, H.16 reduces Vermonters taxes by almost $30 million. It increases the social security exemption by reducing the tax on social security, it increases the Earned Income Tax Credit and it reduces tax rates for everyone. It also supports the good work of ...

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Legislative Update – June 12, 2018

Jun 12, 2018 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

The Legislature is still in its Special Session that the Governor called. We will focus on the budget, tax bill and bills that were vetoed or didn’t get consideration due to a lack of rules suspensions. The following are highlights from the regular session. While this isn’t an exhaustive list of our work, I chose ...

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