An Exciting Legislation Session, and Some Work That is Yet to be Completed
We had high hopes going into the 2013 legislative session. Fresh off a 2012 election cycle in which Democrats saw an increase in their majorities in the House and Senate, and the reelection of all of their statewide officeholders despite a miscalculated attempt by a millionaire-funded Super PAC to derail our progress, the momentum was firmly in our camp. For the most part this session, Vermont Democrats were able to advance their agenda of moving Vermont Forward.
Despite some differences on the budget, the results that were delivered this session do, in fact, move our state forward. Let’s consider the legislation: