December 18, 2014

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2012 Senate Photos

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Tim’s Work to Further Economic Development

Chittenden County has a vibrant economy. Owing to the heroic efforts of local businesses small, medium, and large, we weathered the Great Recession and continue to be a place where innovation and initiative are rewarded. We need to continue to build on the solid economic foundation that is in place. … [Read More...]

A Sampling of Tim’s 2013-2014 Legislative Efforts

In the Senate I serve as Chair of the Finance Committee, and also as a member of the Judiciary Committee. All major tax, insurance, banking, and utility matters come before the Finance Committee, while Judiciary addresses the criminal justice system and crime prevention. But my interests run far and … [Read More...]

A Vermont State Police cruiser outfitted with three license plate readers

Advanced License Plate Readers Legislation Passes

On my way home from a work meeting in September I caught a radio program featuring the police chief in Brookline, Ma. and a staff attorney for the Massachusetts affiliate of the ACLU. They were discussing law enforcement’s use of advanced license plate readers (ALPRs) in Massachusetts. It was … [Read More...]

Legislative Tidbits – Brief Snapshots of 2012′s Under-the-Radar Laws

Legislative Tidbit #1: Politicians like to talk about creating jobs, but if many of the programs they support were so successful every state would implement them, and go all in when they do. Fortunately there are a few program that do work to stimulate economic activity in less affluent areas. The … [Read More...]

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2012 Senate in Photos

Every day I walk into the State House I’m grateful that voters have entrusted me to serve as their Senator. And I appreciate every day what an amazing experience it is. Along the way I like to photo the Senate in action to provide visual reminders of the session. The following is a mini 2012 … [Read More...]