Below are more comments from Senator Bill Doyle’s Town Meeting Day Survey.
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 should meet every two years – Barre Town
Legislation should be simplified – Calais
We need less campaign time for all offices – Chelsea
Industrial energy projects are an eyesore; neighbors should have a say – Warren
Health Connect should be scrapped and start all over – Montpelier
Vermont needs to detox itself from federal subsidies – Barre
Vermont needs to stop taxing itself to death – Duxbury
Property taxes are driving me out of my home that I have owned for 30 years – Warren
Seniors cannot afford to live here and we can’t sell our home – Montpelier
Fix our streets before spending money on any new projects – Montpelier
Global climate change will raise our ocean levels and coastal areas will become increasing unlivable – East Montpelier
There is absolutely no need for a 4-year term for Governor. A 2-year term helps keep the Governor more accountable – Montpelier
Senator Bill Doyle serves on the Senate Education Committee and Senate Economic Affairs Committee, and is the Senate Assistant Minority Leader. He teaches government history at Johnson State College. He can be reached at 186 Murray Road, Montpelier, VT 05602; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 223-2851.