Tag Archives: Senator Alison Clarkson

State News
May 16, 2018

Legislative Update: Session ends with late Saturday night

By Senator Alison Clarkson, Windsor-5

The 2018 Legislative session adjourned very late Saturday evening May 12. It always ends after about two weeks of intense negotiations between the House and the Senate resolving our policy differences in committees of conference. And, it is always a…

State News
May 3, 2018

Legislative update: Reflecting on progress

By Senator Alison Clarkson, Windsor-5

Vermont’s Legislature is in its final stages of our 2017-18 Biennium.  If bills are to make it into law they need to be acted on by both the House and the Senate by the “fall of the gavel,” which is…

State News
April 18, 2018

Legislative reminders of inequality

By Senator Alison Clarkson

It was a real treat to see “1776” at the Briggs Opera House in White River Junction and to be invited to participate in the “talk back” with the audience after the show. In response to our current political…

State News
March 7, 2018

Legislative update: Town Meeting week

By Senator Alison Clarkson

It’s Town Meeting week and we are about half way through Vermont’s Legislative Session. We’ve pressed hard to vote out all the priority bills from our Committees in order to meet our “cross over” deadline (that point in the Session when…