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 […]

BRIEF REFLECTION ON 30 YEARS OF THE CHAMPLAIN HOUSING TRUST

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 […]

Democratic Town Committee Senate Debate

Last night the Democratic town committees from Shelburne,  Charlotte and South Burlington  hosted a meet and greet type forum for senate Democratic candidates at the cozy Town Tavern in Shelburne. All  6 candidates-Michael Sirotkin, Tim Ashe, Ginny Lyons, David Zuckerman, Dawn Ellis, and Phil Baruth-attended and were given 5 minutes for  introductions followed by a […]

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  

Underhill Old-Fashioned Harvest Market

I spent the beautiful peak-foliage weekend at the legendary Underhill Old-Fashioned Harvest Market.  Saturday began with a parade through town with local and state-wide officials and members of the Chittenden County delegation. It was a privilege to have former Speaker of the House, Gaye Symington, carrying my banner. I spent the rest of Saturday and […]

Michael Receives the Endorsement of the Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund

Very proud (I’m the one out of uniform) to have received the endorsement of the Planned Parenthood Vermont Action Fund yesterday, along with Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, Secretary of State Jim Condos,  many other Chittenden County legislators, and Lt. Gov candidate Dean Corren in recognition of our work and support in strengthening reproductive choice over […]

United Academics Rally at UVM

Strong energy at the United Academics rally for fair treatment of UVM faculty and staff on Monday. I had the privilege to represent UA and the faculty at the state colleges for many years before serving in the state legislature. They are a together group of folks dedicated to their students and their colleges and universities. […]