Bill to regulate data brokers passes the House!

Last week, the House advanced H.764, a first-in-the-nation bill to regulate data brokers in Vermont. This is an important step to give Vermonters better protections and more control when it comes to their sensitive information. Last summer’s Equifax data breach — where the personal information of over 140 million Americans was exposed, including hundreds of thousands ...

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Appliance Efficiency Bill Passes the House, Moves on to the Senate

On Thursday, February 1, the bill to expand appliance efficiency standards passed the House of Representatives with strong tri-partisan support. H.410 will now move to the Senate, beginning in the Senate Natural Resources & Energy Committee. In a roll-call vote on Wednesday to approve the third reading of the bill, the bill received overwhelming support in ...

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Stay updated with VPIRG on Facebook

Facebook recently changed its News Feed algorithm, making it more challenging for VPIRG’s posts to make it into your News Feed. We hope you’ll follow these simple and quick steps in order to stay in touch with us on Facebook – it’s how we share our important updates, events, original content, and calls-to-action as we ...

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SOTU Self-Care: Fight Back and Feel Better During Tonight’s Address

During tonight’s State of the Union – the president of the United States will not offer credible solutions to the biggest problems facing our nation and the planet. Instead, the president will offer lies, distortions, and proposals that will actually make these problems worse — putting the health and well-being of our people and environment ...

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Bill introduced to use VW settlement money for electrification

On January 23, Rep. Mary Sullivan (D-Chittenden-6-5) introduced legislation (H.682) that limits the use of VW funds to electrification projects, including installing charging stations around Vermont, electrifying school and transit buses, and electrifying medium and large trucks. Rep. Sullivan was joined by 40 of her colleagues as cosponsors on the legislation. This follows a decision from ...

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We’re hiring!

Are you a passionate defender of the public interest? Do you love Vermont and want to work to make it an even better place to live? Join our team at VPIRG – Vermont’s largest non-profit consumer and environmental protection organization. ——————————————– Summer Positions: Summer Canvasser: Ever wish you could get paid to travel Vermont, bike around some of ...

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