Tag Archives: momentum

Leahy farmworker bill gains momentum, advocates
State News
July 12, 2017

Leahy farmworker bill gains momentum, advocates

By Gaen Murphree

A key to finally getting federal law changed so immigrants can more easily work on Vermont’s dairy farms is getting farmers and farm advocates here to reach out to their counterparts in Republican-leaning states. That is the analysis of people familiar with…

State News
April 26, 2017

Vt. ranked second in nation for clean energy momentum, progress

A new report entitled “Clean Energy Momentum: Ranking State Progress” and published by the Union of Concerned Scientists highlighted Vermont for its success in developing a clean energy economy. Vermont ranked second nationally, bested onlyby California.

The report scored states on 12 metrics in the…