Tag Archives: State Representative

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…

Letter
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…

Letter
September 25, 2015

Republican House members move farther to the right 

Dear Editor,

Last week, Paul Dame, a first-year Republican Representative from Essex Junction penned an op-ed praising Kentucky Senator Rand Paul’s recent visit. Dame touts Senator Paul as the “first candidate to prove how we can build a bigger, better, and bolder party right here…

Letter
May 28, 2015

A reflection on the end of session

Dear Editor,

I apologize for sending this legislative wrapup so late! I was cut military orders early last week and after the session ended late Saturday night I had to rush home, pack and be at Camp Hinds in Raymond, Maine for muster on Sunday afternoon. I…

Opinion
February 18, 2015

Tate update

Dear Editor,

On Sunday night I attended a community hearing at Center Rutland’s fire house on the proposed closing of Rutland’s 911 dispatch call center. The room was packed and in attendance were representatives from several of Rutland County’s emergency teams, law enforcement and…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Anne is the one

Dear Editor, Let me start by saying Anne Gallivan’s modesty and her penchant for listening instead of talking make her a lousy campaigner. But those qualities, combined with her intellect, honesty, ethics, persuasiveness and her ability to compromise make her an excellent legislator! What makes…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Gallivan: Invest in a future

Dear Editor, It is time once again for the voters of Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington and Mendon to decide on representation in Montpelier. As your current representative, I want to use my experience to work with a strong voice. My views align best with a Democratic…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Tate: Why I’m running to represent you

Dear Editor, This coming election is extremely crucial for the future of Vermont. With a lop-sided government in Montpelier we continue to see a singular point of view having full reign over the state’s budget, our business climate, our personal freedoms and Vermont’s way forward. This…

Opinion
October 30, 2014

Dubie endorses Tate

Dear Editor, Please vote for Job Tate. Job Tate is a caring, hardworking husband and father who is highly motivated to serve his fellow citizens from Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington, and Mendon. As a Navy Seabee, Job built roads in some of the world’s most challenging…