Tag Archives: Job Tate

June 9, 2016

The governor’s veto should be rebuked

Dear Editor,

Bill S. 230 — a bi-partisan piece of compromise legislation that empowers local communities when it comes to siting for energy projects and sets reasonable sound standards for industrial wind projects — was vetoed Monday, June 6, by Governor Shumlin. This bill had input…

Op - Ed
April 20, 2016

Ethics panel long overdue

By Job Tate

Thankfully, Vermont is no “banana republic”—corruption, conflicts of interest and abuses of power by our elected officials are few and far between; and we continue to have one of the most accessible legislative bodies in the world. However, as the public trust…

April 13, 2016

Should we invest in 13 dams, $750 million?

A very unique vote could be looming in the House. Many of you may have heard that the state has formed a working group to look at the purchase of 13 dams on the Connecticut River, an initiative that would require the General Assembly…

Local News
March 17, 2016

Brian Horton to challenge Job Tate for State Rep of Rutland-Windsor-1

KILLINGTON — On Friday, March 11, Brian Horton of Killington, Vt., announced his candidacy for the Vermont State House of Representatives, representing the towns of: Mendon, Killington, Chittenden and Bridgewater. (RUT-WDR-1). The seat is currently held by Republican Job Tate of Mendon. Brian will be…

February 24, 2016

Tate update: Creating a culture of prosperity

Dear Editor,

Something’s missing.

Your Vermont General Assembly is back in full swing and once again the body is forced into a posture of reaction—reacting to continued drops in student population, the highest health care premiums in the United States, rampant drug use, stagnating wages…

January 18, 2016

State spending continues to outpace growth

Dear Editor,

Last Thursday Governor Shumlin delivered his final State of the State address to a chamber full of dignitaries, special guests and a group of legislators who are facing yet another difficult budget crisis. While there was much in the speech I could agree…

Voluntary pay cut money donated to local organizations
Local News
January 15, 2016

Voluntary pay cut money donated to local organizations


State Representative Job Tate has chosen to take a voluntary paycut of 7.5 percent and donate it  locally.

By Polly Lynn

On Tuesday, Jan. 5, the beginning of the new legislative session, Job Tate, state representative for Chittenden, Mendon, Killington…

Reliable Hands Massage opens in Mendon
News Briefs
November 23, 2015

Reliable Hands Massage opens in Mendon

MENDON – The ribbon is cut at the Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Celebration for Reliable Hands Massage which opened recently at 1360 Route 4 in Mendon.

Owner Maria Lorentzon is a professional massage therapist and member of the American Massage Therapy Association.  Reliable…