Category Archives: Letter

Letter
May 18, 2017

The time for single-payer is now

Dear Editor, I have felt the impacts of the healthcare system’s many manifestations over my lifetime. My parents spent nearly two decades paying off medical bills from my younger brothers’…

Letter
May 18, 2017

Support collective bargaining

Dear Editor, The Legislative Workers Caucus, 40-plus legislators that meet weekly during the legislative session, opposes Gov. Scott’s proposal to interfere with the bargaining rights of teachers negotiating around their…

Letter
May 11, 2017

House bill will cause suffering

Dear Editor, What is the acceptable level of misery? The question was posed by Senator Dick McCormick when addressing the Vermont Senate about the anguish cats and dogs will feel…

Letter
May 11, 2017

Help needed to stop bill

Dear Editor, Please call the governor at 802-828-3333 and ask him not to support H-218—a pro-puppy mill bill. Dogs and cats forced to live their lives under the conditions in this…

Letter
May 11, 2017

No Mother’s Day for cows

Dear Editor, Last week, The Washington Post published a major expose of the U.S. dairy industry concluding that mega dairies scam consumers into paying extra for “organic” milk that isn’t….

Letter
May 11, 2017

An attack on women’s health

Dear Editor, There are 2.5 million patients that come to Planned Parenthood for care every year, regardless of their zip code, income, sexual orientation, race, religion, gender, or country of…

Letter
May 3, 2017

Green Up Killington

Dear Editor, May 6, 2017, is the official Green Up Day in Vermont. Free bags are available at the Killington Town Hall, so please begin ASAP! Signup sheet to list…

Letter
May 3, 2017

Pawlet second community clean up a success

Dear Editor, On April 29, the Bennington-Rutland Supervisory Union’s Currier Memorial School in Danby, Vt., and the Mettawee Community School in West Pawlet, Vt.,  held their 2nd Annual “Community Clean…

Letter
April 26, 2017

Let’s take the long view

Dear Editor, Is it just the nature of the institution that the Legislature tends to focus on issues that have or are about to become crises? We seem to have…