Vt. Senate leader aims for U.S. House

Last year, Becca Balint became the first woman and first openly gay person to be sworn in as Vermont Senate President pro tem, second-highest-ranking official of the Senate. Now she’s hoping to become the first woman to represent Vermont in Congress.

Letter to the editor: Balint earns vote of support

As the leader of a Middlebury manufacturing company with 50 employees in Vermont, the husband of a small business owner, the father of four kids, and the son of a 91-year-old Vermonter, I’m supporting Becca Balint for U.S. Congress.

Letter to the editor: Becca Balint the clear choice for U.S. Congress

Of all the folks I’ve met in the State House, Becca Balint stands out as particularly authentic in her desire to serve the public, and not being in it for herself.

House hopefuls back Roe v. Wade

Each of the four top Democrats vying to succeed U.S. Rep. Peter Welch as the state’s lone Congressional representative is working hard to craft a unique appeal to voters.

Vt. Senate leader Becca Balint announces run for Congress

Becca Balint, the president pro tempore of the Vermont Senate, is running for the state’s lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, she announced Monday morning. “I’m running because I believe that, even with the challenges of today, we cannot back … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Colleague backs Bray for Senate

I serve alongside Chris Bray in the Vermont State Senate, and it is my sincerest hope that he will be re-elected. Addison County voters would be hard pressed to find anyone to serve who will be more dedicated or more committed to finding positive outcomes … (read more)

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