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Local lawmakers helm five committees

SEVEN ADDISON COUNTY lawmakers, all Democrats, were named legislative committee chairs or vice chairs for the 2023-2024 biennium. Pictured, from left, are Sen. Ruth Hardy of Middlebury, Rep. Matt Birong of Vergennes, Rep. Peter Conlon of Cornwall, Rep. Robin Scheu of Middlebury, Rep. Diane Lanpher of Vergennes, Rep. Amy Sheldon of Middlebury and Sen. Chris Bray of Bristol. Photo courtesy of Sen. Ruth Hardy

Addison County lawmakers will wield significant influence in shaping the state’s legislative agenda for the next two years, as our local delegation has snagged three committee chairmanships in the House and two in the Senate.

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