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June 29th, 2016

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Senate Report: Settlers in Early Fayston Sought Education at Any Age

By Senator Bill Doyle The town of Fayston was chartered by the state of Vermont on February 27, 1782. The charter was signed by Governor Thomas Chittenden and by Joseph Fay, Secretary to the Governor’s Council and a member of the family from which Fayston received its name. The charter of Fayston reads in part: “The Governor’s Council and General A...

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Cabot Residents Unhappy with Vermont’s Health Care; Believe Political Campaigns are too Costly

At right, are the results for Senator Bill Doyle’s 2016 Town Meeting Day Survey from the returns of Cabot residents. The numbers represent the percentage of residents who answered “yes”, “no” or “not sure” to each of the 14 questions. Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Committee. He teaches gover...

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Middlesex Worries about Spread of Opiate Use; Split on Legalization of Marijuana

At right, are the results for Senator Bill Doyle’s 2016 Town Meeting Day Survey from the returns of Middlessex residents. The numbers represent the percentage of residents who answered “yes”, “no” or “not sure” to each of the 14 questions. Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Committee. He teaches...

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Plainfield Wants Voice in Siting Industrial Energy Projects; Believes Non-violent Prison Population Should be Reduced

At right, are the results for Senator Bill Doyle’s 2016 Town Meeting Day Survey from the returns of Plainfield residents. The numbers represent the percentages of residents who answered “yes”, “no” or “not sure” to each of the 14 questions. Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Committee. He teaches...

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East Montpelier Deeply Concerned with Spread of Opiate Use; Wants Voice in Siting Industrial Energy Projects

At right, are the results for Senator Bill Doyle’s 2016 Town Meeting Day Survey from the returns of East Montpelier residents. The numbers represent the percentages of residents who answered “yes”, “no” or “not sure” to each of the 14 questions. Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Committee. He te...

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Calais Residents Deeply Concerned with Spread of Opiate Use

At right, are the results for Senator Bill Doyle’s 2016 Town Meeting Day Survey from the returns of Calais residents. The numbers represent the total responses (not percentages) of residents who answered “yes”, “no” or “not sure” for each of the 14 questions. Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Co...

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Senate Report

Below are more comments from Senator Bill Doyle’s Town Meeting Day Survey. EDUCATION Change in property and income taxes – Northfield Schools budgets should be done at the local level. We don’t need more top heavy administration – Warren LEGISLATURE Legislature should meet every two years – Barre Town Legislation should be simplified – Calais...

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Senate Report: Comments from Senator Bill Doyle’s Town Meeting Day Survey

NORTHFIELD Population Encourage people/jobs to come to Vermont. There would have to be a long-term incentive…including reduction in overall taxes and fees to make it at all enticing Ń not just for the business/jobs but for the population as a whole. DUXBURY Sick Leave I have no objection to paid sick leave, however, consideration must be give...

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Senate Report: Robert Frost

By Senator Bill Doyle Dorothy Canfield Fisher had this to say about Robert Frost: “Any state, even a self-contained, reticent state like Vermont, feels proud when out of all the other places in the world it is chosen for a home by a man of genius. There was a deep unspoken feeling that he belongs with us, that he alone in the world of poets puts in...

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The People’s House: A History of the Vermont Statehouse – Construction of Third Statehouse

By Senator Bill Doyle After much debate about the location of the next Statehouse, a formal vote was taken in 1857; the results were as follows: Montpelier, 116; Burlington, 67; Rutland, 35; Bellows Falls, 8; Middlebury, 1; and Northfield, 1. The vote in the Senate was as follows: Montpelier, 13; Burlington, 11; Rutland, 4; and Middlebury, 1. On Fe...

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