State Rep. in favor of Lincoln leaving the Mount Abraham school district.
Thank you for choosing me — again — to represent you in the Vermont Statehouse. I have been humbled and honored to walk alongside you as we helped each other through the pandemic. I am proud of the work that our state legislature has done to support famil … (read more)
ADDISON COUNTY — Incumbents Caleb Elder (D-Starksboro) and Mari Cordes (D-Lincoln) on Tuesday won re-election to their Vermont House seats in the Addison-4 district, which comprises Bristol, Lincoln, Monkton and Starksboro. Of the 11,343 votes cast, Elder … (read more)
With less than a week until the election, it is more important than ever that Vermonters reflect on their core values as they choose the candidate who will represent them during the next term. The outcome of the election will be an indication of our visio … (read more)
We appreciated the convenience, safety, and security of voting early this election. We received our ballots automatically from the Secretary of State because we were already registered voters and we promptly filled them out and hand-delivered them to the … (read more)
For too long, white Vermonters have thought of ourselves as untouched by racism: It’s taken several high-profile and despicable actions for us to really understand how vicious racism is right here in Vermont. The age of denying that we have an issue is ov … (read more)
We first met Mari when she was canvasing our neighborhood during her first run for the legislature and immediately formed a bond because of our mutual and passionate concerns for the environment and social justice. Right from the beginning Mari impressed, … (read more)
LINCOLN — At least one state representative is reaching out to her constituents and offering help in navigating the currently difficult process of filing for unemployment insurance. Rep. Mari Cordes, D-Lincoln, this week sent out a message to people in he … (read more)
In Lars von Trier’s slow moving film “Melancholia,” wedding partygoers display opulent illusions of celebration amongst angst, betrayal and denial as the planet Melancholia hurtles toward an Earth destined to be imminently destroyed. We are facing our own … (read more)
MONTPELIER — Vermont Conservation Voters (VCV) has presented this year’s Environmental Rising Star Award to Rep. Mari Cordes, D-Lincoln, and two other first-term legislators who have become leaders on environmental issues: Rep. Kathleen James, D-Mancheste … (read more)
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