Senator Sirotkin working hard at the democratic booth at the Champlain Valley Fair.
Spent Saturday morning with Rep Lenes and Webb and my Treasurer Gretchen Morse registering and talking with voters. On Tuesday joined Reps Till and Frank and Senator Ashe participating in Senator Sanders Jericho Town Hall meeting where the issues ranged from income inequality, to the middle east, to F-35s, to Bernie’s possible run for President, and everything in between. I […]
Senator Sirotkin attended the annual ACLU summer party at Rep. Maida Townsend’s home and listened to the detailed 2014 report of Executive Director Allen Gilbert. Among the ACLU accomplishments, Michael was proud to have supported and voted for reasonable restrictions on tasers, increased transparency in road side stops, repealing dated statute which banned abortions, and establishing […]
I had the privilege of tailgating and attending a Vermont Lake Monsters game on a beautiful Friday evening with Vermont State Employee Association members. I was lucky to introduced to many VSEA constituents and they are clearly a dedicated, caring and fun group of individuals. Special congratulations and best of luck to new VSEA Director Steve […]
Michael quietly passed the ice bucket to Governor Shumlin, who then poured it over Montpelier Mayor John Hollar for the fast spreading national charity challenge for ALS. It was all in good fun coming after the Mayor and Governor spoke of the critical importance of state tax credits in facilitating and leveraging smart downtown development. […]
Yesterday was a day of sad remembrance yet also of joy, as I was invited to tour the construction of the new state office complex in Waterbury. I was invited in both my capacity as a Senator on the Institutions Committee and as an adviser on the new complex’s conference area to be named after […]
Senator Sirotkin and Rep Terry Macaig toured the near complete new State Health Laboratory Wednesday as guests of Commissioner of Health Harry Chen. As members of the Senate and House Institutions Committees which review and fund these major projects, both support the replacement of the aging and crowded 60 year old lab on Colchester Ave. in […]