Tag Archives: Jeanette White

State News
February 24, 2016

Vt. group starts push for alimony changes

By Mike Faher, VTDigger.org

In 2011, after years of work, the Massachusetts Legislature approved a major overhaul of the state’s alimony law. There was not a single dissenting vote, “and it’s very rare that happens,” said Steve Hitner, the man who led the effort.

State News
April 8, 2015

Legislation to improve access to dental care passes senate floor

S.20, a bill that allows dental therapists to practice in Vermont, passed the Senate floor on an 18-8 vote April 3. This legislation, sponsored by Sen. Claire Ayer (D- Addison), Sen. Michael Sirotkin (D-Chittenden), and Sen. Jeanette White (D-Windham), will increase access to affordable,…