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An overwhelming display of solidarity at the People’s Convention in Detroit reminded us that physical gatherings are powerful. “When we connect with members from groups all over the country, we realize that we are connected to a bigger movement,” said ...
Despite an emotional and articulated display of solidarity by dozens of Vermonters, the Green Mountain Care Board approved a health insurance rate hike of 10.1 and 12.4-percent. Mary Alice Bisbee said, “We all need our fundamental needs met and one...
The Green Mountain Care Board will soon determine if the health insurance premiums for more than 80,000 Vermonters are going to be substantially hiked – by as much as nearly 16 percent! Are you one of them? If so, we’re...
Well … now what? More than a month out we’re still scratching our heads at the legislative session that wasn’t. Where the “veto-proof majority” that so many of you worked hard to help elect simply failed to live up to...
We need calls and emails to legislators and legislative leadership to demonstrate there is significant support for raising the minimum wage this session! Legislators are discussing how to raise the minimum wage to align more closely with the state’s base...
It’s time for legislators to improve the lives of everyday Vermonters by passing legislation that ensures economic equality and sustainable local economies.  That was the message this week from Vermont workers, business owners and community leaders.  Workers, business owners, and...
It’s March and we’re hitting the midpoint of very busy legislative session that will be critically important for thousands of Vermont workers and families. Rights & Democracy is the only organization in Vermont working to build a veto proof majority...
Congratulations are in order to the four RAD-endorsed candidates who won on Tuesday, as well as the two candidates who fell short (but ran inspired campaigns). Leading up to Town Meeting Day, Rights & Democracy endorsed six candidates around the...
It’s another busy week for Rights & Democracy (RAD) folks in the State House, out in the streets and online. First, we have some big news to celebrate! The Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs had decided to strike...
Rights & Democracy (RAD) is excited to announce that it is endorsing candidates in each of the upcoming City Council races! Our members have said it is important for us, as part of RAD’s ongoing commitment to the issues facing...