Take Action: Voters should choose the Governor

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Vermont voters, not the Legislature, should choose our state’s top leaders, including our governor, lieutenant governor and treasurer. Ask your senator(s) to support a VT Popular Vote Amendment Currently, Vermont’s Constitution requires legislators to choose the winner in races for governor, lieutenant governor or treasurer when no candidate gets a…

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Support Universal Health Care

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When our lawmakers passed Act 48 in 2011, they laid out a vision of a health care system that provides health care for all Vermonters and is more fair, transparent and affordable than the status quo. We need to make sure that our legislators know that their constituents want them…

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Defend Your Right to Know

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Your right to know is under attack. VPIRG is committed to defending it. VPIRG, represented jointly by counsel from the Vermont Law School’s Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic and the Center for Food Safety,  is seeking to intervene in the lawsuit against Vermont in order to assist the State…

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$uperPACs

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The rise of the Super PACs, made possible by misguided U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including Citizens United, are flooding our elections with special interest cash. Even in Vermont, a Super PAC funded almost entirely by a single individual spent nearly $1 million to elect or defeat state candidates in the…

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What’s your story?

Vermont Health Connect is here! While Vermonters are starting to pick new plans on Vermont Health Connect, we are already hearing stories from some of the thousands of Vermonters who will be positively impacted by the reform. If health care reform is helping you, your family or your…

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