Tag Archives: Rep. Bill Botzow

State News
January 24, 2018

Vt. House approves consumer protection plan

The Vermont House unanimously approved H.593, the consumer protection bill, on Jan. 17. This legislation addresses automatic contract renewals, retainage for construction materials, credit protection for vulnerable persons and use of credit info for personal insurance.

House Speaker Mitzi Johnson supported the legislation, stating that…

Letter
March 30, 2016

Why the Vt. Legislature needs to pass H.867

Dear Editor,

Nearly 97 percent of Vermont’s businesses are classified as “small” according to the Small Business Association (SBA). Statistics provided by the SBA report that between 2010 and 2013 Vermont had 77,726 small businesses and that, of that number, 60,067 businesses were without employees….