VPIRG hiring passionate people to join summer team!

Apply here: www.vpirg.org/2019-canvass-app Position: VPIRG Summer Canvasser Location: Burlington, VT Last year, VPIRG went door-to-door organizing Vermonters behind a simple, but powerful idea: that o

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VT State Senate Votes to Ban Corporate Campaign Contributions

Just yesterday, in a big win for Vermont’s democracy, the state Senate officially voted to prohibit corporations from making direct contributions to political candidates in the state. This bill, S.4

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Town Meeting Day 2019 Wrap Up

Last week on Town Meeting Day, Vermonters across the state voted on important local issues, weighing in on banning plastic bags, electing local leaders (Lincoln the Goat was just sworn in as Fair Have

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VPIRG: This Mardi Gras season, beware the toxic beads

Montpelier, VT — The Vermont Public Interest Research Group issued a warning today for all those who may be interested in celebrating Mardi Gras with necklaces of cheap plastic beads. The group’s

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Senate passes S. 40, takes step toward protecting children from lead in school drinking water

  BREAKING: Earlier today the Vermont Senate unanimously passed S. 40 – a bill that will take a huge step forward to protect Vermont children from lead exposure. We applaud the effort and the

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