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4/26/2021

Spring Flowers and Federal Dollars

The legislature is scheduled to recess next month and we’re narrowing our focus to bills that will cross the finish line.


4/12/2021

Democracy isn't always (that) slow

The Federal landscape continues to bring home the bacon with our powerful Senate duo.


3/29/2021

Mud season: money, liabilities, and some big decisions

Last weekend, Brattleboro Town Meeting Representatives spent 14 hours debating the budget for our lovely little town— and we emerged with a strong mandate toward progressive spending and inclusive governance.


3/7/2021

Town Meeting Recess

It's Town Meeting Week, the midway point of the Vermont legislative session which runs from January-May. Legislative committees aren’t meeting this week, and I’ve had time to pause, catch up, and get ready for cross over week when we return.


2/7/2021

Hitting Our Stride

How has it been just a few short weeks since the Inauguration? The relief is palpable in the virtual statehouse while we continue to grapple with accountability, urgency, and progress.


1/19/2021

Two Weeks In: Democracy, Committee Assignments, and More

We started the session last week being sworn in remotely— the Secretary of State calling each of our names and reciting the affirmation, “I am Emilie Kornheiser, and I am here.”


1/3/2021

A New Biennium

Happy New Year!

The legislative session begins on January 6th and I will be sworn in remotely from the same spot in my house that I’ve been sitting since we came home on March 13th, 2020.


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