“Why does town meeting matter?" - Vermont Business Magazine

In the latest issue of the UVM Research News, retired professor and co-author of “Real Vermonters Don’t Milk Goats” Frank Bryan talks about why Town Meeting still matters.

Why does town meeting matter?

Vermont’s foremost scholar and champion of town meeting is retired UVM professor Frank Bryan

“What town meeting says is that we trust ordinary people so much to govern themselves that we’ll let them make the laws rather than having them elect somebody to make the laws that govern them; Which is astounding when you think about it, and Vermont is a place where you still can do that.” Frank explains more in this podcast. Listen here.



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