Commentary: Independent lawmakers bemoan loss of Johnson, want “temperate,” non-partisan Speaker - VT Digger

Four politically diverse members of the House Independent caucus agree: Mitzi Johnson will be missed, and her replacement should not be quick to pick up the partisan cudgel.

"It is not common for Vermont’s elected independents to speak with one voice, but the view of the road ahead has found us in urgent agreement. Since March, our speaker of the House has been deeply engaged with all parties and members in planning for our safe return to the people’s business, modernizing and streamlining the human resources and operations of the institution, and always ensuring that House processes included every voice and the greatest chance for consensus. With the Nov. 3 election, the Vermont House likely has lost a key leader in the middle of a global pandemic."

Read the Full Story at:

(click logo to be directed to the story)


Comment Below... And find more stories on Water Cooler

Showing 1 reaction

Please check your e-mail for a link to activate your account.
  • David Flemming
    published this page in The News 2020-11-13 16:15:48 -0500