Letters 01 – 06 – 2012

Kudos for calling out the Public Assets Institute 

Good call Rob, apparently someone needs to look in the mirror

– Estella Leach

Events & Notes

Health Care Listening Sessions – The Agency of Administration is hosting four listening sessions across Vermont to help inform the design of future health care reform financing plans. These sessions will include presentations on the challenges facing Vermont’s health care system, how health care is financed currently in Vermont, and an overview of Vermont’s revenue system. The general public is encouraged to attend.

TBA: Northeast Kingdom, location to be determined, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Contact: Please contact Michael Costa, Special Counsel, Vermont Department of Taxes at (802) 828-0141 or Michael.Costa@state.vt.us.

Saturday, Jan 7: Castleton Republican Party Quarterly Breakfast Gathering, 8:30 am at the Trak-In Restaurant, Route 30 North, Bomoseen. RSVP by Jan. 4, 2012 for reservations. Email to: castletonrepublicans@yahoo.com or call Gary Turgeon at 802-265-2237 or Al Gustafson 802-273-3954.

Wednesday, Jan 11: Central Vermont Friends of the Tea Party will hold its monthly meeting, 7:00 pm at the Sharon Elementary School (next to exit 2 off of I-89). There will be a guest speaker and discussion of current issues facing Vermont and the nation. For further information, contact Dick Tracy at 763-7906 or by email at gmboy51@gmail.com.

Thursday, Jan 12: The Shelburne-Charlotte Republican Town Committee is hosting Don Turner, House Minority Leader, at its monthly breakfast meeting at the Dutch Mill Restaurant, Shelburne, at 7:30 AM. Rep. Turner will address upcoming budget issues and his ideas on how to make Vermont Affordable for Vermonters. Everyone is welcome.

Friday, Jan 13: Stowe Republican Party Breakfast Club, 7:30am-8:30am at Ten Acres Lodge. Socialize, learn and expand your network with fellow Republicans. The more, the merrier, so feel free to invite interested people. Please let me know if you are coming so I can plan for breakfast. Contact Susie Connerty, 802-253-2140.

Wednesday, Jan 18: “Green Mountain Care: what every Vermonter should know” will be presented at 7 pm at the Green Mountain Technical Center in Hyde Park, hosted by the Lamoille County Republican committee. The event is free and the general public is encouraged to attend this educational event regarding the impacts of Vermont’s health care law, Act 48. The guest speakers for the event will be St. Michael’s College Professor of Business Robert Letovsky, and Rutland Treasurer Wendy Wilton. contact: Marion Clegg, 802-851-1121, impactvt@comcast.net.


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