Good News: PUC Halts Involuntary Utility Disconnections!

The Vermont Public Utilities Commission (PUC) on Tuesday issued an order halting all involuntary disconnections due to nonpayment of electricity, natural gas, and landline phone utilities until March 31st, 2021. We are overjoyed and thank the PUC for making the right decision to prevent Vermonters from going without heat or…

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PUC: Reinstate Moratorium on Utility Disconnections

No Vermonter, particularly in the midst of an ongoing spike in COVID-19, should have to worry that their heat, electricity or water could be disconnected this winter because they are unable to make bill payments due to the pandemic. That’s why we have joined Vermont Legal Aid and half a…

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With COVID Cases on the Rise, Gov Imposes New Restrictions

No doubt it has been an unprecedented and extremely difficult eight months as the global community has dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite our efforts, the virus persists – in fact, here in Vermont, we are seeing more new cases on a daily basis than ever before.   For in…

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WEBINAR: Community Organizing & Volunteer Opportunities around COVID-19

Event Details: Wednesday, April 1, 4pm VPIRG’s Maeve Power facilitates this conversation with Jenna Koloski (Vermont Council for Rural Development), Carrie Baker Stahler (Green Mountain United Way), Rebecca Sanborn Stone (organizer in the White River Valley), and Monique Priestly (organizer in the Upper Valley). Tune in for information on how…

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