Bristol area returns its state reps to Montpelier

Democratic incumbents Caleb Elder of Starksboro and Mari Cordes of Lincoln were re-elected on Tuesday and will keep their Vermont House seats representing the Addison-4 district.

Letter to the editor: Vote ‘yes’ on Proposition 5

I’ve been a Vermont nurse for 35 years and have worked in three Vermont hospitals.

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: Copland Hanzas earns support

We support Sarah Copland Hanzas for Secretary of State because of her values, her integrity, and her hard work to support democratic principles and the environment.

Letter to the editor: Why Lincoln wants to withdraw from MAUSD

State Rep. in favor of Lincoln leaving the Mount Abraham school district.

Letter to the editor: Cordes grateful, pitches survey

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)

Bristol-area Reps. Elder and Cordes keep seats

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)

Letter to the editor: Cordes has been a strong advocate for Addison-4

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)

Letter to the editor: Vote for incumbents Cordes, Elder in Addison-4

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)

Legislative Review: Vermont must confront racism

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)

Letter to the editor: Cordes deserves second term in Vt. House

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)

Rep. Cordes offers help for unemployed

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)

Letter to the editor: ‘Melancholia’ begs climate change comparison

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)

Rep. Mari Cordes given environmental award

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)