“I know many Vermonters like me are deeply disappointed following today’s decision by the Supreme Court, as this decision rolls back a federal right that women have had for decades. It’s Important to note, a woman’s right to choose is a principle we will uphold in Vermont.”
Act 47 of 2019, which guarantees a woman’s right to choose an abortion, was the law of the land in Vermont before Dobbs, and it will be the law of the land after Dobbs.
Today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision changes the legality of abortion in our state. Passage of H. 57, now Act 47, is clear statutory protection of unlimited and unregulated abortion throughout all nine months of pregnancy.
With the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, they acknowledge that abortion is not a constitutionally-protected right. The issue will now be decided by the people and the elected officials in their respective states.
Rep. Anne Donahue is joining the effort to help Vermonters For Good Government educate voters about Prop 5/Article 22 issues across Vermont through various mediums over the coming months.
Young will fill a vacancy created when T.J. Donovan stepped down on June 20 to pursue other opportunities. She will serve out the six months remaining in the term.
I’ve always considered myself a bit of an independent. But when a friend asked me if I would consider running as a Republican, I decided to read the party platform. The Vermont Republican Party platform is beautifully written. It truly sums up my feelings and the reasons why I am running for office.
Vermont House and Senate Democratic leadership all announce endorsement of Brenda Siegel to be Vermont’s next governor.
Nichole Loati has announced her intention to run for state representative in the Lamoille-Washington district. “One morning I woke up and said ‘it’s time to put up or shut up,’ so here I am,” she says. Nichole is a resident of Morristown and a small business owner.
Today Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos announced Friday, June 24 as the official start of early voting for the Vermont Statewide Primary Election, to be held on Tuesday, August 9. To vote early in the August Primaries voters must request a ballot.
“It is becoming impossible to fill your gas tank and continue to afford food for your family, let alone find the shelves stocked with what you need,” Olsen said.
Today at a public event in Battery Park, Christina Nolan, GOP candidate for the United States Senate, received the endorsement of both the Burlington Police Officers’ Association and the South Burlington Police Officers’ Association.