Amy Shollenberger, lobbyist with Action Circles and Danielle Lindley of Northwest Counseling and Support Services share their experiences working in the legislature to support VT parent child centers. Common Good Vermont's annual legislative day will introduce new legislative leaders, issue briefings and focus on the changing federal impact on local resources.
Representatives (Chittenden 6-5) Joey Donovan and Mary Sullivan discuss the wrapping up of the Legislative Session, including the carbon income tax, fossil fuels, renewable energy, and many other topics.
House Committee on Judiciary hears supportive testimony from the Attorney General's Office and the Vermont Press Association for S. 96 - An act relating to a news media privilege - with unanimous committee vote in favor of this bill.
The Vermont Council on World Affairs presents a panel discussion featuring Robert Ford, former U.S. Ambassador to Syria, Bayan Sami Abdul Rahman, Kurdistan Regional Government Representative to the United States, and Abdulhamit Billici, Turkish journalist and media executive in exile. They will discuss the current relationship between the United States and Turkey, Syria, Iraq and the Kurds. This discussion is moderated by former Burlington Mayor Peter Clavelle.