Sara Glennon

Clark: ready on day one to be attorney general

Vermont has never elected a woman to be our state's Attorney General, but we have the opportunity this year! My cousin, Charity Clark, is running in the August primary to be the Democratic candidate on the ballot in November. I believe she is the most qualified candidate for this important job.

With so much at stake at this moment - reproductive freedom, public safety, criminal justice reform, environmental protection - it is critical that we elect an attorney general who will be ready on day one to step into this role.

Charity has a long history of public service in the state, and for the last eight years she has worked in the Vermont Attorney General's Office, most recently serving as chief of staff. She understands what it takes to lead and get things done in all areas of the attorney general's work.

She will work tirelessly to make meaningful change on critical and timely issues such as reproductive health, gun control, domestic violence, and protecting Vermonters from consumer scams and robocalls.

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A matter of privilege and luck

‘I believe most people want to find satisfying work, to have choices, to earn a living, and to be able to contribute to society. But many face challenges that I did not.’

Dan Jeffries seems to suggest that people in our society who have the “ability to pay” due to their own hard work should not have to share their resources to pay for programs or infrastructure that benefit people who have chosen not to work hard. In some ways, my...

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