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  1. Rep. Browning outlines agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Manchester Journal

    I write to thank the voters for re-electing me to serve in the Vermont House representing the Arlington, Manchester, Sandgate, and Sunderland district. Thank you to all who voted.

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  2. Commentary: Yes. the plan is to pass a carbon tax in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Back in December of 2014 Rep. Tony Klein , chair of the House Natural Resources & Energy Committee, gave an interview about Carbon Tax legislation he planned to take up. Klein admitted he did not expect a bill to pass in 2015 or even 2016, stating, "It's at least a three-year process," and that "you don't [pass a massive tax increase] in an election year."

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  3. Commission seeks input in Manchester on government efficienciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Government Restructuring and Operations Review Commission members Jeff Wilson, John Sayles and Paul Costello held the first of three public hearings Tuesday in Manchester to seek comments and ideas from residents on making state government more cost effective. They will report to the Legislature and governor in November.

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  4. House candidates in Bennington District 4 debate issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Incumbent state Representatives Steve Berry and Cynthia Browning , both Democrats, with Republican challenger Brian Keefe . The three candidates for Vermont House in Bennington's District 4 took part in a televised debate at Greater Northshire Access Television studios in Sunderland on Thursday night.

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  5. House candidates in Bennington District 4 debate issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Incumbent state Representatives Steve Berry and Cynthia Browning , both Democrats, with Republican challenger Brian Keefe . The three candidates for Vermont House in Bennington's District 4 took part in a televised debate at Greater Northshire Access Television studios in Sunderland on Thursday night.

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  6. Future of SVSU remains murky after forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    The forum's panel was made up of Brad James and Donna Russo Savage from the Agency of Education, Bennington Town Manager Stu Hurd, SVSU Superintendent Jim Culkeen, and SVSU Chairman Nelson Brownell. BENNINGTON >> Tuesday's forum on Act 46 at the Bennington Firehouse may have brought just as many questions as it did answers.

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  7. Green light for lamprey treatment in LaPlatte RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    State officials say a new proposal will allow for chemical treatment to control the lamprey population to resume without harming drinking water. Flanked by members of his administration and key water quality proponents, Gov. Peter Shumlin unveiled a plan Wednesday to temporarily install a rented filtration system near a tributary that is a major source of lamprey.

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  8. Legislative committee to look at marijuana ahead of 2017 sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> A local state senator hopes the Vermont House will take up some form of marijuana legalization bill this coming session. Sen. Dick Sears, D-Bennington, said Tuesday that the Joint Legislative Justice Oversight Committee will hold extra meetings this year to discuss numerous issues surrounding marijuana, among them the availability of medical marijuana.

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  9. GOP group spends $267,000 in two weeks to boost ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    MONTPELIER >> The Republican Governors Association continues to spend heavily on its efforts to elect Lt. Gov. Phil Scott to Vermont's top office, campaign finance reports filed Thursday show.

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  10. New pro-wind group comes out of firm that works for developerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    A lobbying and communications firm that works with a high-profile wind developer in Vermont has formed a wind energy advocacy group. Alexandra MacLean registered Wind Works VT with the Vermont secretary of state July 26, according to the secretary of state's website.

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  11. Monumental celebration: Battle Monument marks 125th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Jenica McCevoy cuts a cake replica she made of the Bennington Battle Monument at the 125th anniversary of the site's dedication on Saturday. On Saturday, visitors to the state historic site could once again pay the original entry fee of 10 cents in observance of the 125th anniversary of the monument's dedication.

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  12. Taking a stand for public accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    SUNDERLAND >> Representatives of the Vermont Access Network , the association of twenty-six Public, Educational, and Government media centers across the state, testified before the Vermont Public Service Board in Montpelier on July 18. VAN members spoke about on necessary conditions to support PEG access as Comcast seeks renewal of its 11 year Certificate of Public Good to provide cable service in Vermont, also known as PSB Docket 8301. VAN, which is a party to the docket, will take the stand to highlight a number of issues of vital importance for the health and survival of free speech and community access to cable television and its advanced features.

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  13. Vermont Vets' Home fined for not evaluating potential hazardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    BENNINGTON >> Leaders of the Vermont Veterans' Home want more information from the state's Health and Safety Administration after being told to review its workplace violence prevention program. The Vermont Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a $2,700 fine to the facility last week for not evaluating potential workplace hazards and not providing staff with protective gear.

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  14. Taking a stand for public accessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    SUNDERLAND >> Representatives of the Vermont Access Network , the association of twenty-six Public, Educational, and Government media centers across the state, testified before the Vermont Public Service Board in Montpelier on July 18. VAN members spoke about on necessary conditions to support PEG access as Comcast seeks renewal of its 11 year Certificate of Public Good to provide cable service in Vermont, also known as PSB Docket 8301. VAN, which is a party to the docket, will take the stand to highlight a number of issues of vital importance for the health and survival of free speech and community access to cable television and its advanced features.

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  15. Potential tax increases coming after the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Before Peter Shumlin became governor, he famously said that there was no more tax capacity left in Vermont. We were 'tapped out."

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  16. Battle Cats coming back to Riley RinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Southshire Battle Cats' Damn Yell #99 and our league mate Magic Mike w00 as referee. The Battle Cats will host the Twin City Riots on July 30 at Riley Rink.

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  17. Desert Storm Veterans Memorial HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    Desert Storm Veterans Memorial Highway: Vermont Veterans of Foreign Wars tried to get Vermont Route 103 named for these Veterans and their families and discovered that half of VT Route 103 was named for Calvin Coolidge back in the 30's. We have re-petitioned Vermont State asking that Vermont Route 22A from Fair Haven in the south to Ferrisburg in the North be named "The Desert Storm Veterans Memorial Highway.

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  18. An opportunity for Bennington CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    No matter which Shire you call home, we all are aware of the challenges our region is facing and want to see Bennington County thrive again. There is substantial work to be done to bring buoyancy back to our towns and villages, our business communities and our regional landscape.

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  19. Act 46: Poverty drives rift between Upper Valley school districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    In fact, the Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union is arguably worse off, teetering on the verge of dissolving decades-long partnerships in this supervisory union, because the merger local districts proposed failed to garner approval from the State Board of Education. The state board has said it won't allow towns that tuition out students to merge with schools that operate public schools.

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  20. We are asking too muchRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2016 | Manchester Journal

    I heard a comment from our State's Lt. Governor, Phil Scott, that in a past session of the Legislature, no less than 1,200 bills were introduced.

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