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Democracy Dispatch Podcast
Senator Ginny Lyons and Representative Esme Cole, two trailblazing legislators on opposing ends of the age spectrum who bridge wisdom and progress, speak about their perspectives, their path to politics, experiences with ageism and misogyny, and their priorities for the rest of this session.
Welcome back to the Climate Dispatch! This week was once again chock-full of important testimony on H.289, the Renewable Energy Standard modernization bill, S.213, a climate resilience bill to better protect wetlands and river corridors and enhance dam safety,...
The co-chairs of the Climate Solutions Caucus share their environmental priorities for the session, how their caucus operates and moves policies forward, their personal thoughts on the biennium structure of the Vermont legislature, and where to go from here now that the Senate failed to override Governor Scott’s veto of the modernized Bottle Bill.
Welcome back to the Climate Dispatch! This week, the Governor presented his budget and legislators started moving their first bills out of committee. While the Governor didn’t spend much time focusing on flood recovery or climate action in his remarks, fortunately the...
A conversation with Karina Dailey, a restoration ecologist with Vermont Natural Resources Council, about dams and the role they play to unlocking climate resiliency and broader biodiversity
Another legislative week has flown by, with many important conversations happening about our climate and energy priorities. On today’s Climate Dispatch we talk with Senator Anne Watson, Vice Chair of the Senate Natural Resources & Energy committee about the...