Letters 02 – 07 – 2012

Good to see businesses speaking up 

I was encouraged by the turn out and quality of the feedback provided by VT businesses. I fully expected them to be passive and unprepared – bravo! Perhaps the comment was made, but missing from this report was the implications for those businesses that compete outside of VT – this kind of increase would put them at a distinct disadvantage. Is the Shumlin administration so hell bent on single payer that they would willfully damage VT businesses? Seems they are ..

– Rachel Williams


Notes & Events

Wed. February 8th: The Central Vermont Tea Party meets at the Sharon Elementary School at 7 pm. Guest speakers, policy discussions, discussion of GOP presidential candidates. All welcome.

Wed. February 8th: There is a hearing for Eden residents concerned about proposals to divide the town between two House districts set for 4:30 PM February at Room 11, State House. A bus will leave Eden Central School at 3:30 PM for all residents who would like to go.

Fri. February 10th: The Stowe Republican Town Committee will meet at the Ten Acres Lodge for their monthly breakfast. Main topic of discussion will be preparation for the Feb 15th health care forum. All welcome to attend.

Wed. February 15th: The Stowe Republican Town Committee will be sponsoring a public forum on healthcare reform, 7 pm at the Stowe Fire & Rescue Building. Speakers will include Rutland Treasurer Wendy Wilton (Finance Issues), Bob Gaydos (Insurance Strategies and impact on Businesses), and Dr. Bill Minsinger (Impact on medical care and Dr. Patient relations).

Sat. February 18th: “Green Mountain Care: what every Vermonter should know” will be presented at 10 am at the Wells Village School on Route 30.” The event is free and the general public is encouraged to attend this event regarding the impacts of Vermont’s health care law, Act 48. The educational event is hosted by the Wells Republican Committee. Guest speakers for the event will be State Senator Randy Brock, Rutland area physician Daniel McCauliffe, MD, and Rutland Treasurer Wendy Wilton.


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