Governor Signing of S.20 – the Dental Therapist Bill

After spending decades advocating for the Community of Vermont Elders (COVE) on issues relating to access to oral health care, it was wonderful to finally see this bill enacted. Kudos to the Vermont Oral Health Care for All Coalition and Voices for Vermont’s Children for their persistent hard work on this issue. Vermont will be […]

The Governor’s Signing of S.243

The Governor’s signing of S.243- An Act relating to Combating Opioid Abuse in Vermont. I am extremely proud to have been the bill’s lead sponsor, having promptly introduced it after attending an emotional community forum in Richmond in November. I was very moved by those in attendance – both in their concern for their safety […]

The Sally Fox Children Trust Foundation Award

Pleased to present the Sally Fox Children Trust Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child Well- Being in Vermont of $5000 to Barbara Saunders of the Mary Johnson Children’s Center.The Sally Fox Award is given annually at the Turrell Fund Day for Children, and my boys and myself have the honor of picking the award […]

Proud of 2016 Legislative Accomplishments

While many of the bills I sponsored or led on in 2016 were not always show stoppers or in the news, they were meaningful and had a great success rate. 1. Combating Opiate Addiction (S. 243) After visiting a community forum in Richmond on that town’s struggle with heroin and opiate addiction, Michael became the […]

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 […]

Early Voting

Interested in voting early? To request your ballot today, call your Town Clerk’s Office: Bolton: 802-434-3064 Charlotte:  802-425-3071 Essex:  802-879-0413 Hinesburg:  802-482-2281 ext 2 Jericho:  802-899-4936 ext 1 Milton:  802-893-4111 Richmond:  802-434-2221 Shelburne:  802-985-5116 South Burlington:  802-846-4105 Saint George: 802-482-5272 Underhill:  802-899-4434 ext 101 Westford:  802 878-4587 Williston:  802-878-5121 Winooski:  802-655-6419  

Lake & Mountains

Great night traveling from the shores of Lake Champlain to the top of the Bolton range. Started at the lovely home of Rep. Kate Webb in Shelburne at a wonderful fundraiser for the House Democratic Campaign. I was privileged to meet many new Chittenden  County constituents and receive very kind words of introduction from Kate, […]

Amazing Affordable Housing Project in Shelburne

I had the honor, along with 250 others, to attend the ribbon cutting of Harrington Place and the Wright House in Shelburne on Wednesday. Many of us who have been connected with affordable housing – I did government affairs work for the Vermont Housing and Conservation Coalition for over 30 years– waited very patiently for […]