Hunting takes center stage at legislative breakfast

Were it not for state Sen. Chris Bray, D-Bristol, Monday’s legislative breakfast at St. Peter’s Parish Hall in Vergennes would have just been called “breakfast.”

Legislative Review: Clarifying the intent of the wildlife bill

Because there is quite a bit of misinformation circulating about this bill, I am urging you to look at the bill online so you can read for yourself what it does, and does not, do. 

Lawmakers talk progress on climate bills, future work

Two state lawmakers are urging Addison County folks not to ease up on efforts to battle climate change.

Legislative Review: Clean heat: Looking forward and thinking smart

Vermonters are facing a heating emergency. 

Vt. Senate modifying Affordable Heat Act to make it a study

Faced with widespread concerns about potential costs to Vermonters, authors of the proposed Affordable Heat Act have decided to pump the brakes on the sweeping bill.

New initiative seeks public’s help in boosting renewable energy policies in Vermont

Vermonters are invited to give feedback to regulators while they consider comprehensive adjustments to Vermont’s Renewable Energy Standard.

Local lawmakers helm five committees

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.

Sens. Hardy and Bray to return to Senate

Bray was the top vote-getter, with 11,261 tallies (14.72% of the vote), followed by Hardy, with 11,116.

Letter to the editor: Sen. Chris Bray deservers your vote

Chris studies the issues that come before the Vermont Senate seriously and deeply, and he is one of Vermont’s most productive legislators.

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.

Legislative Review: Three crises, one people and Vermont grit

Vermonters face three crises: The first two are clear and present dangers — first, COVID-19, and second, the need to uphold the safe, lawful, just and stable operation of government in Washington, D.C., and across the nation. The third crisis is less obvi … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Bray thankful, also hopeful

To the Residents of Addison County, Huntington, and Buel’s Gore,  I want to thank you for returning me to office with the strongest vote I have ever received. It’s an honor to have the opportunity to work on behalf of everyone here, not just those who vot … (read more)

Hardy, Bray picked again for Vt. Senate

ADDISON COUNTY — Incumbent Democratic state Sens. Ruth Hardy and Christopher Bray easily won re-election on Tuesday to the senatorial district that includes Addison County, Huntington and Buel’s Gore. Hardy, a Middlebury resident, topped the five-person f … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Bray is thorough, consistent in his representation

In his eight years in the Vermont Senate Chris Bray has proven himself to be one of the most productive and effective legislators in Montpelier. As chair of the Senate Natural Resources Committee for the past four years he has consistently worked to impro … (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)