I am pleased to announce I will be running for re-election to the Vermont Senate in the upcoming election. Serving as a Chittenden County Senator continues to be a true honor. I believe my many years of advocacy for progressive and populist causes has allowed me to continue proudly in the foot steps of my […]

2016 VT Senate Legislative Survey

In January, prior to the legislative sessions I prepared a short legislative preview and survey on some of the more controversial issues likely to be debated- opiates; sick leave; education spending; marijuana; and renewable energy siting. Link to the survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lLEiA80-lZNFa4noPd8THhhhM3bLxzbDHlcSR7f6IRs/viewform Please follow the link to see the survey results: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1lLEiA80-lZNFa4noPd8THhhhM3bLxzbDHlcSR7f6IRs/viewanalytics Below is my mid […]

Senator Sirotkin’s Endorsements

Earlier this month the Vermont Conservation Voters issued its legislative scorecard and Senator Sirotkin was proud to have had 100% pro environment voting record and to receive the VCV’s important endorsement. Senator Sirotkin is also honored to have received endorsements from over 20 other diversified and respected state wide and regional organizations in his campaign […]

GOTV Rally

Huge turnout at CVU on Sunday morning at GOTV rally to hear from Bernie, the Governor,  LT Gov candidate Dean Corren,  and others (including Senators Sirotkin, Ashe, Baruth, Lyons and Zuckerman).  It is even clearer now than when we wrote in June, that Bernie is running for President. He was fired up as he touched […]

Vermont State Health Laboratory Ribbon Cutting

Senator Sirotkin was honored to be part of the ribbon cutting for the new $30 million state of the art Vermont State Health Laboratory with  the Governor and several other state officials and legislators (see photos with Sen. Mazza and  very happy AHS Secretary Harry Chen).  Senator Sirotkin serves on the Senate Institutions Committee which […]


Today’s CHT fundraiser at Echo was special for me as I listened to Brenda Torpy give a great motivational and historical address about CHT’s remarkable growth and the meaning and importance of “home”.  My law firm represented the Burlington Community Land Trust  (CHT’ s predecessor)  for its  first 2 decades of its existence. I had […]

IBM Announcement

It was standing room only at the Governor’s press conference announcing IBM’s transfer of its chip production business, facilities and, most importantly its 4000 good paying jobs over to GlobalFoundries. I was honored to be able to stand with the governor and his team in announcing this long awaited good news. While it all sounds […]

Great Evening in Shelburne

What an entertaining evening last night. Dinner with good friends Dick and Ginny Walters, Governor Kunin, and John Hennessey at Wake Robin in Shelburne followed by “Harold” a totally entertaining Single–Person One Act Play written and performed by acclaimed playwright, actor, and director AND Wake Robin resident Theodore Herstand . So much enthusiasm and appreciation […]

Michael Receives Sierra Club Endorsement

Michael was very pleased to have just received the endorsement of the Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club. Combined with his earlier endorsement by the Vermont Conservation Voters,  it is clear that Vermont’s strong environmental community trusts Senator Sirotkin to be supportive and a leader on their issues.  Michael has also been endorsed by more […]