Unmasking Insurance Companies

New Law Unmasks Insurance Companies and Protects Vermont Pharmacies If you want to know more about what goes on behind closed doors at our health insurance companies and how your premium money is being spent, you will appreciate a new Vermont law I introduced this year. It sets up new,…

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Vermont to Buy/Hire Local

Under New Law State of Vermont Will Buy and Hire Local – Finally We talk a lot about buying local and supporting Vermont businesses and most of us do our best. So, I’m glad legislation I introduced will finally have the State of Vermont start doing the same, putting our…

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Vermont to Establish Genuine Progress Indicator

A True Measure of Economic Well-Being Because of a law I introduced this year, Vermont will begin measuring our economic well-being in a different way, with a Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). Vermont will be the first state to use a GPI to help make budget decisions. To paraphrase Einstein; we…

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Governor Signs Respectful Language Law

It was all about the “r” word for people with disabilities and their supporters Friday at the Statehouse. While many wore T-shirts bearing a circled “r” with a slash through it representing a word they would like to expunge, it was another “r” word they wanted to promote – respect.…

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