Opinion

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Shumlin won’t tell us what it will cost until after the election

Dear Editor, The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) and Vermont Health Connect (a.k.a. Shumlincare) are weakening the economy and over time both will become less affordable. Both plans help specific groups by giving them a greater slice of the economic pie. But the law reduces…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

In support of Marc Brierre

Dear Editor, This letter is in support of Marc Brierre for State’s Attorney. As an officer for the Vermont State Police, I’ve known Marc as a prosecutor for all of my time in the Rutland area. In one of my very first cases in Rutland…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Tate for State

Dear Editor, My vote and endorsement in this election will go to Job Tate to represent the district of Chittenden, Mendon, Killington and Bridgewater. Job has a young family and is running to make sure that that his young family and others have a place…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Record proves Marc Brierre a good choice

Dear Editor, Marc Brierre began his career with the Rutland County State “Attorney” office over 30 years ago as a prosecutor. He handled his case load and assisted where and when needed. Life was a bit easier then. Throughout the years he changed, learned, grew…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Anne is the one

Dear Editor, Let me start by saying Anne Gallivan’s modesty and her penchant for listening instead of talking make her a lousy campaigner. But those qualities, combined with her intellect, honesty, ethics, persuasiveness and her ability to compromise make her an excellent legislator! What makes…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Gallivan: Invest in a future

Dear Editor, It is time once again for the voters of Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington and Mendon to decide on representation in Montpelier. As your current representative, I want to use my experience to work with a strong voice. My views align best with a Democratic…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Tate: Why I’m running to represent you

Dear Editor, This coming election is extremely crucial for the future of Vermont. With a lop-sided government in Montpelier we continue to see a singular point of view having full reign over the state’s budget, our business climate, our personal freedoms and Vermont’s way forward. This…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Dubie endorses Tate

Dear Editor, Please vote for Job Tate. Job Tate is a caring, hardworking husband and father who is highly motivated to serve his fellow citizens from Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington, and Mendon. As a Navy Seabee, Job built roads in some of the world’s most challenging…