Balint talks mental health with CSAC

U.S. Rep. Becca Balint, D-Vt., toured Addison County late last week to survey two kinds of hardships from which many area residents are trying to recover — those caused by recent flooding, and those caused by mental illness.

Letter to the editor: County legislative team endorses Becca Balint

We have personal experience working with Becca in the Legislature; we have seen her listen to multiple viewpoints to understand, collaborate with others to move legislation forward, and tackle tough issues head on.

Letter to the editor: Balint is the most qualified candidate for U.S. House

She has worked with and for Vermont and Vermonters throughout her adult life, and — most notably — has served several years in the Vermont Senate, including as President Pro Tem during the last term.

Congressional candidates discuss food, farming

Four of the candidates vying for Vermont’s open seat in the U.S. House of Representatives participated in a virtual July 19 Congressional Candidate Forum on Food & Agriculture to discuss the most pressing issues in the state’s food and farming sectors.

Editorial: Molly Gray for Congress

In the Democratic primary battle of Vermont’s lone congressional seat, Democrats — and all others who intend to vote in this important primary — must take a step back from their political partisanship and look at the bigger picture.

Letter to the editor: Criticism of Balint aside, she is qualified for House

I would like to echo Gardner Merriam’s criticism of the guest editorial and “hatchet job” of Becca Balint.

Letter to the editor: Sen. Ruth Hardy endorses Balint

As the only two women in the VT Senate raising school-aged children, Becca and I have worked together on issues that impact families like ours directly – childcare and paid family leave, equitable public schools, gun safety, affordable housing, strong soc … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Guest editorial a ‘hatchet job’ on House candidate

Wow! The Lynn Gang strikes again! Or, Who’s Afraid of Becca? Or, does the unsinkable Molly Gray actually have a few holes in her boat?

Guest editorial: A chink in Balint’s campaign

Becca Balint, a Democratic candidate for Vermont’s U.S. House seat, acts as if the rules do not apply to her. That should raise questions about the integrity of Ms. Balint’s campaign.

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)