Windham County Legislators

Touched by recent tragedies

Windham County residents have been touched by upsetting events in recent months.

You might have read about a murder in the news or you might be returning to the workplace you shared with the victim.

You might have heard about yet another overdose death, or you might be one of the families who knows that each harrowing statistic is a real human being.

You might be one of the public safety professionals who was on the scene. You might be the EMT who did their best.

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Complete the census — it’s critically important

We, your Windham County Legislators, are writing to urge you to complete the census questionnaire. Windham County, with a high number of engaged and active citizens, currently has an embarrassingly low response rate of 45 percent. This is one of the lowest response rates of all the 14 counties...

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State legislative delegation continues work from afar

Your Windham County legislators want you to know that we are taking the COVID-19 situation very seriously, and are continuing our work, while at home. We are in regular communication with legislative leaders, the administration, one another and you, our constituents. During this time it is so important to...

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We need to step up our responses

We respect Rep. Kiah Morris's decision to withdraw from her re-election campaign and fully support her making this choice for her happiness and safety and for the well-being of her family. Rep. Morris is a tireless and passionate lawmaker who has served the people of Bennington and Vermont honorably and with distinction. We hope to see her re-emerge in an advocacy role in the future and wish her family well during this difficult period. We are also deeply saddened and...

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Nine county legislators: We oppose SAFSTOR for Vermont Yankee

We write in response to Entergy's Post Shutdown Decommissioning Activities Report (PSDAR). We want the following points to be part of the public record. We do not support SAFSTOR. Costs will only go up and contamination will spread by waiting up to 60 years as is currently allowed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Our community is a special case that will not benefit from a cookie-cutter approach. Vermont Yankee is only the second merchant reactor to decommission. Moreover, the plant...

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