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Public Input on State Budget
The Scott administration seeks input on the State Budget via online form or survey. You can learn more at VTDigger.

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State House

NEK Day at the Statehouse
Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 7:30 AM – 3 PM
NEK Day at the Statehouse is a day designed to celebrate our unique region of Vermont by showcasing regional strategy and collaboration among partners, highlighting successful projects across the NEK and to seek continued support for the programs that have a positive impact on our region.
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2020 Coffee with Constituents Launch
Friday, January 10, 2020 at 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM EST
Office of Lt. Governor, VT State House
This opening event will be co-hosted by the Vermont Youth Lobby and Voices for Vermont’s Children Youth Council.
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Public Hearing on Rural Economic Development
December 11 6-8 pm, Room 11, Vermont State House, Montpelier, VT
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Vermont Youth Climate Congress
Nov 17 12:30-4:30, State House, Montpelier

Addison County

Addison County Legislative Breakfasts
Breakfasts 7:00 am – 8:45 am
Luncheons 12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Sponsored by Bridport Grange #303 and Addison County Farm Bureau. Supported by Addison County Chamber of Commerce, Addison County Regional Planning, & Addison County Economic Development Corporation
Mondays
2/3 Vergennes Parish Hall
2/10 Middlebury Regional EMS, 55 Collins Dr. (Next to Porter Hospital)
2/24 Orwell Fire House
3/9 Shoreham Platt Memorial Library
3/16 Bristol American Legion – Governor’s Breakfast
3/23 Bridport Community Hall – Ag Lunch
3/30 Salisbury Congregational Church, Maple St
4/6 Weybridge Congregational Church
4/13 New Haven Congregational Church
4/20 Whiting Town Hall
4/27 Granville Grange Hall, 82 Post Office Hill Rd.
6/1 To Be Determined

Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Monday, December 2, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Venue TBD, Bristol
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Coffee with Constituents
11/23/19, 3 Squares Cafe, Vergennes

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Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Friday, November 22, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Vergennes Union High School Library, 50 Monkton Road, Vergennes
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Age Well Legislative Breakfast
Monday, November 18, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
3 Squares Cafe located at 141 Main St, Vergennes, VT
As part of the agenda for this year’s breakfast series, we are focusing attention on how we can continue to invest in programs that support families, Individuals with disabilities, and older Vermonters. We welcome your input and ask you to note that because Age Well operates entirely as a nonpartisan entity, we will be hosting Legislators, Senators, and organization members from all sides of the aisle to celebrate and promote the non-partisan issue of older adults in Vermont.
Please RSVP to Tracey Shamberger, Director of Public Relations via email: Tshamberger@agewellvt.org or call: 802-662-5271.

Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Nov 7, 5-6:30 pm, contact Robin Scheu – RScheu@leg.state.vt.us
Champlain Valley Unitarian Universality Society Fellowship Hall, 2 Duane Court, Middlebury
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Coffee with Constituents
10/26/19, 3 Squares Cafe, Vergennes

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Bennington County

Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Nov 13, 6:30-8:00 pm, contact Kathleen James – kcjames@comcast.net
Federated Church of East Arlington
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Caledonia County

Northeast Kingdom Chamber January Legislative Breakfast
Mondays January 27, February 24, March 30, April 27, 2020
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
St. Johnsbury House, 1207 Main St., St. Johnsbury
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Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Wednesday, November 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Catamount Arts, 115 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury
Contact Scott Campbell – SCOTT.CAMPBELL.VERMONT@GMAIL.COM
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Chittenden County

Community Coffee & Conversation with Essex Delegation
Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 9:30 AM – 11 AM
Sweet Alchemy Bakery and Cafe, 45 Upper Main St, Essex Jct
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VBSR’s 2019 Legislative Breakfast
December 5, 8:00 am
Film House, Main Street Landing, 60 Lake Street, Burlington
Are you ready for the start of the 2020 Vermont legislative session? Join VBSR members, elected officials, and lobbyists in celebrating the upcoming session with a catered breakfast and policy discussion. The networking breakfast begins at 8 AM and the policy presentation is scheduled from 8:45-9:30 in the Film House. This event is free for VBSR members, legislators, and state officials, and $15 for non-members.
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Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Dec 3, at Burlington Electric Department, contact Mary Sullivan – MSullivan@leg.state.vt.us
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Thursday, November 21, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Essex Police Station, 145 Maple St., Essex Junction
Contact Marybeth Redmond – MARYBETHREDMOND@COMCAST.NET
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Age Well Legislative Breakfast
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Age Well’s offices located at 76 Pearl St, Suite 201, Essex Junction, VT
As part of the agenda for this year’s breakfast series, we are focusing attention on how we can continue to invest in programs that support families, Individuals with disabilities, and older Vermonters. We welcome your input and ask you to note that because Age Well operates entirely as a nonpartisan entity, we will be hosting Legislators, Senators, and organization members from all sides of the aisle to celebrate and promote the non-partisan issue of older adults in Vermont.
Please RSVP to Tracey Shamberger, Director of Public Relations via email: Tshamberger@agewellvt.org or call: 802-662-5271.

Community Conversation with the Essex Delegation
Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2 PM – 3:30 PM

Nest Coffee & Bakery, 17 Main St, Essex Jct
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Essex/Orleans County

Franklin County

Franklin County Legislative Breakfast
Monday, January 13 8 am – 9:30 am
Missisquoi National Wildlife Refuge on Tabor Rd. in West Swanton
Monday, February 10 at 8am
St. Albans City Hall
Monday, March 16 at 8am
Enosburg (probably American Legion on Depot St.)
Monday, April 13
Location TBD

Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Wednesday, November 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
St. Albans City Hall, 100 N. Main St.
Contact Mike McCarthy – MIKE@ILIKEMIKEVT.COM
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Age Well Legislative Breakfast
Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Age Well’s new office at 228 North Main Street, St. Albans, VT
As part of the agenda for this year’s breakfast series, we are focusing attention on how we can continue to invest in programs that support families, Individuals with disabilities, and older Vermonters. We welcome your input and ask you to note that because Age Well operates entirely as a nonpartisan entity, we will be hosting Legislators, Senators, and organization members from all sides of the aisle to celebrate and promote the non-partisan issue of older adults in Vermont.
Please RSVP to Tracey Shamberger, Director of Public Relations via email: Tshamberger@agewellvt.org or call: 802-662-5271.

Lamoille County

Current Events Cafe
January 11th at 10 a.m.
Morristown Library
Join Rep. Yacovone and other legislators at the Morristown Library for their Current Events Cafe on January 11th at 10 a.m. for a discussion about state and national issues.

Coffee and Conversation! With Rep.s Dave Yacovone and Avram Patt
Saturday, December 14th at 10:00 am

Blackcap Cafe in Morrisville

Orange County

Rutland County

Rep. Logan Nicoll Legislator Coffee Hour
Mondays: January 6th & 27th, February 17th, March 9th & 30th, April 20th, May 11th, June 1st & 22nd
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Pierce’s Store, Shrewsbury, 2658 Northam Rd
Mondays: January 13th, February 3rd & 24th, March 16th, April 6th & 27th, May 18th, June 8th & 29th
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Belmont General Store, Belmont, 2400 Belmont Rd
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Advisory Council on Child Poverty and Strengthening Families Public Forum
November 21st, 5 pm – 7 pm
Rutland Middle School, hosted by BROC
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Washington County

Building Bright Futures Legislative Breakfast
Tuesday, December 17th, 2019 – 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Capitol Plaza, Montpelier Room, Montpelier
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Q&A with Reps Avram Patt and Dave Yacovone
November 2nd, 2019 at 11 am
Woodbury Community Library
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Windham County

Climate Solutions Caucus Platform Presentation
Tuesday, November 19, 7:00 p.m.
St Michael’s Episcopal Church, 16 Bradley Ave., Brattleboro
Contact Emilie Kornheiser – EKORNHEISER@GMAIL.COM
Climate Solutions Caucus members are hosting a series of public forums across the state to present their 2020 platform, raise awareness, answer questions, and gather comments and ideas.
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Windsor County

Rep. Logan Nicoll Legislator Coffee Hour
Mondays: February 10th, March 23rd, May 4th, June 15th
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Sweet Surrender Bakery, Ludlow, 44 Pond St
Mondays: January 20th, March 2nd, April 13th, May 25th
7:30 am – 10:00 am
Cafe At Delight, Ludlow, 145 Main St
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