The Trump Administration, Congress and the special interests in D.C. are rolling back important protections aimed at keeping our environment clean and our people healthy. They’ve rejected science and set new lows in the areas of government transparency and corruption. But Vermonters don’t back down when our rights, health, environment and future are being threatened. There are things we can do, right here in Vermont, to hold the line and show that a different way is possible We are fighting back:

  • Climate & Clean Energy
    Let’s put our ambitious clean energy goals into state law, establish strong efficiency standards and make fossil fuel companies pay for their pollution.
  • Toxics & Drinking Water
    It’s time Vermont ban the worst toxic chemicals (especially in children’s products), increase toxic chemical disclosures so Vermonters know what’s in the products they’re buying and make reforms to ensure our drinking water is safe.
  • Government Reform
    Let’s foster a transparent, open and trustworthy government by putting an end to ‘pay-to-play’ politics, banning corporate campaign contributions and requiring statewide and presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns.


2018 Legislative Preview

When it comes to serious legislative action to protect our people and environment and move our state forward in a positive fashion, we cannot afford to “wait and see” any longer. We need bold action now. The attacks from D.C. on everything from climate to toxic chemical protections to digital…

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Canvass Success in Windham County!

Last week the entire canvass traveled to Windham county to engage with Vermonters in the South-East corner of Vermont. A staff of nearly 100 canvassers, field managers, directors, and administrative staff spent the week working out of Fort Dummer State Park and expanding VPIRG’s reach to 38 towns in the…

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#WalkTheWalk On Climate Action

Last week, as elected leaders, organizations and businesses gathered at ECHO to announce the formation of the Vermont Climate Pledge Coalition – we were there to greet those leaders and urge them to #WalkTheWalk when it comes to climate action. “Right next to the news conference announcing the climate coalition…

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