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S.40

An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sen. Deborah Ingram , Sen. Claire Ayer, Sen. Rebecca Balint, Sen. Philip Baruth, Sen. Francis Brooks, Sen. Alison Clarkson, Sen. Ann Cummings, Sen. Virginia Lyons, Sen. Mark MacDonald, Sen. Richard McCormack, Sen. Christopher Pearson, Sen. Anthony Pollina, Sen. Jeanette White
5/22/2018 - Governor vetoed bill on May 22, 2018
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Senate 5/22/2018 - Governor vetoed bill on May 22, 2018
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An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
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An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

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2017-2018 Legislative Session
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:50 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst | Deputy Director of EARN, Economic Policy Institute
10:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Stephanie Yu, Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor

Friday, January 19, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tom Torti, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Michael Rainville, President
Ashley Romeo-Boles, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Bill Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
Dan Barlow, State Director, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility

Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10 minutes following floor action

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Lynn Smith, Executive Director, The Manor
Adriel Jubilee McGill, Rights and Democracy
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fights for $15
Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:20 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Brenda Fleming, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
10:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

committee discussion on tipped minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Mark Frier, Owner, Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The Bench, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail
Isaac Grimm, Political Director, Rights and Democracy

Thursday, January 25, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
6:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

6:00-8:00

Steve Berry, Manchester, Global Meeting House
David Ellenbogen, Calais
Teddy Waszazak, Barre
Beth Ann Maier, Waterbury, VT Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
Travon Leyshon, Green Mountain Labor Council
Talmage Jestice, Waitsfield
Nathan Suter, Montpelier
Heather Riemer, Burlington, Vermont Chapter of American Federation of Teachers
Perri Freeman, Burlington
Adrienne Coppersmith, Burlington
Steve Lobb, Montpelier, Justice for All
Emma Paradise, Montpelier
Eva Krukowski, Bennington
Cecile Johnston
Andrea Sambrook, Hinesburg
Marg Alice Proffitt, Business owner, Down Home Kitchen
Mark Bouchett, Burlington
Sarah Defelice, Montpelier
Josh Massey
Eric Recchia
Brenda Siegel
Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fights for $15
Danny Morgan
Glennie Sewell, Montpelier
Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Matthew LaFrance, Randolph
Sabra Ewing, Vershire
Brenda Siegel, Newfane
Dora Bouboulis, Brattleboro
Ann Zimmerman, Guilford
Jill Charbonneau, Middlebury
Gene Bergman, Burlington
Kathleen Coonrod, Burlington
Andrew Sullivan, Montpelier
Katherine Pastula, Barnet
James Haslam, Essex, Rights and Democracy

Friday, January 26, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Enforcement of minimum wage law as it pertains to tipped employees

Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance & Wages
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

committee discussion - tipped employees; benefit cliff; inflater index


10:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont, Community Vermont Elders, AARP
Erhard Mahnke, Executive Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont

Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tom Kavet, State Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sandy Paritz, Vermont Legal Aid
Judy Peterson, CEO, Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
11:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion



Thursday, February 1, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion



Friday, February 2, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:25 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion



Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:15 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee discussion

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, February 8, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
2:30 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Michael Sirotkin
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Appropriations
1:30 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Dick Sears
Sen. Joe Benning

Friday, February 16, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
9:30 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Proposed amendments

Sen. Carolyn Whitney Branagan
Sen. Randy Brock

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
10:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Minimum Wage and Benefits Cliff Study Committee Room 10

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sponsor and Reporter
10:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
Stephanie Yu, Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute
Becca Schrader, Business Resource Manager, Vermont Community Loan Fund
Sonja Raymond, Owner, Apple Tree Learning Center
Sarah Kenney, Deputy Director, Let's Grow Kids
Tom Kavet, State Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
Beth Ann Maier, Waterbury, VT Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tipped minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
Isaac Grimm, Political Director, Rights and Democracy
Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division
Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
Jed Davis, Owner, The Farmhouse Group
Ashley Moore, Campaigns Director, Main Street Alliance of VT

Friday, March 30, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
15 min after Floor

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tom Kavet, State Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Fiscal Note

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
1:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Sections of S.40 that pertain to the benefits cliff as requested by the House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
Lee Lauber, Former Childcare and Family Support Worker

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Room 10

Wes Hamilton, Co-owner and Managing Partner, Three Penny Taproom and The Mad Taco
Mark Frier, Owner, Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The Bench, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail
Tom Torti, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fight for $15
Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
Lisa Fontaine, Owner, G & L General Store, Benson
David Snedeker, Executive Director, Northeastern Vermont Development Association
Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
William Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
Glenn Foster, Manager of Safety, Compliance, and Engineering for the Veneer Division, Columbia Forest Products
Daniel Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
15 min after Floor

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Kylen Veilleux, Restaurant Worker and College Student, Burlington
Caleb Magoon, Business owner, Morrisville and Waterbury
Sarah Defelice, Bailey Road, Montpelier
Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Ways and Means
11:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Fiscal Note

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
3:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Fiscal Note

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 5, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Alley Shubert, Self-Advocate, Burlington's Fight for $15
5:30 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Public hearing in room 11

Deb Snell, President, AFT Vermont, Moretown
Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
Al Walskey, Self-Advocate, West Berskshire
Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
Dotty Kyle, Retired Innkeeper
Rene Barry, Self-Advocate, Montpelier
Kelly Cummings, Self-Advocate, Jeffersonville
Ann Zimmerman, Self-Advocate, Guilford
Michel Kabay, Norwich University
Sharon Moulton, Self-Advocate, Lyndonville
Brenda Churchill, Self-Advocate, Bakersfield
Kate Larose, Director of Financial Futures, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity
Elaine Stehel, Self-Advocate, Northfield
Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fight for $15
Earl Wright, Self-Advocate, Burlington
Meghan Diffenderfer, Self-Advocate, Burlington
Gene Bergman, First Unitarian Universalist Society, Burlington
John Benoit, Self-Advocate, South Burlington
Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane
Greg Tatro, Owner, GW Tatro Construction
Stephen Whitaker, Self-Advocate, Montpelier
Amy Huyffer, Self-Advocate, Strafford
Teddy Waszazak, Self-Advocate, Barre City
Kayla Kirkland, Self-Advocate, Barre Town
Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont Labor Council, AFL-CIO
Jubilee McGill, Self-Advocate, Bridport
Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
Christina Pasnick, Secretary, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Vermont Chapter
Nathan Suter, Board Member, Peace & Justice Center
Eva Krukowski, Student, Bennington College
Steve May, Self-Advocate, Richmond

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
3:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

As Passed the Senate

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Human Services
4:25 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Bard Hill, Director, Policy, Planning and Analysis, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
Julie Tessler, Executive Director, VT Council of Developmental & Mental Health Services

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
3:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont, AARP, COVE
Sandy Paritz, Project Director, Vermont Poverty Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Dianne Avery, Professor Emerita, SUNY Buffalo Law School
Tim Fortune, Vice President, TLC Nursing Associates, LLC
Mary Jo Mazzonna, Co-owner, DeBanville's General Store & Cafe'
Jim Mazzonna, Co-owner, DeBanville's General Store & Cafe'

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Yannet Lathrop, Researcher and Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Approx. 10:00-10:15am.

David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst | Deputy Director of EARN, Economic Policy Institute
15 min after Floor

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Presentation and Committee discussion.

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on Appropriations
10:05 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
10:45 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
11:15 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Tom Kavet, Legislature's Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
1:00 PM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Discussion, markup and possible vote. Ethan Allen



Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Committee will hear and vote on amendments

Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment
Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Sponsor of amendment
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
-

S.40 - An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council

An act relating to increasing the minimum wage

Witnesses Who Testified

2017-2018 Legislative Session
House Committee on Appropriations
  • Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Tom Kavet, Legislature's Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
  • Dianne Avery, Professor Emerita, SUNY Buffalo Law School
  • Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
  • Daniel Barlow, Public Policy Manager, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility
  • Rene Barry, Self-Advocate, Montpelier
  • John Benoit, Self-Advocate, South Burlington
  • Gene Bergman, First Unitarian Universalist Society, Burlington
  • Betsy Bishop, President, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Rep. Cynthia Browning, Sponsor of amendment
  • Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Jill Charbonneau, President, Vermont Labor Council, AFL-CIO
  • Brenda Churchill, Self-Advocate, Bakersfield
  • David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst | Deputy Director of EARN, Economic Policy Institute
  • Kelly Cummings, Self-Advocate, Jeffersonville
  • Jed Davis, Owner, The Farmhouse Group
  • Sarah Defelice, Bailey Road, Montpelier
  • Meghan Diffenderfer, Self-Advocate, Burlington
  • Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • Michelle Fay, Executive Director, Voices for Vermont's Children
  • Lisa Fontaine, Owner, G & L General Store, Benson
  • Tim Fortune, Vice President, TLC Nursing Associates, LLC
  • Glenn Foster, Manager of Safety, Compliance, and Engineering for the Veneer Division, Columbia Forest Products
  • Mark Frier, Owner, Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The Bench, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail
  • Isaac Grimm, Political Director, Rights and Democracy
  • Wes Hamilton, Co-owner and Managing Partner, Three Penny Taproom and The Mad Taco
  • Amy Huyffer, Self-Advocate, Strafford
  • Michel Kabay, Norwich University
  • Tom Kavet, State Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
  • Sarah Kenney, Deputy Director, Let's Grow Kids
  • Kayla Kirkland, Self-Advocate, Barre Town
  • Eva Krukowski, Student, Bennington College
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Dotty Kyle, Retired Innkeeper
  • Dennis LaBounty, Political Director, Vermont AFL-CIO
  • Karen Lafayette, Lobbyist, Vermont Low Income Advocacy Council
  • Kate Larose, Director of Financial Futures, Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity
  • Yannet Lathrop, Researcher and Policy Analyst, National Employment Law Project
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Caleb Magoon, Business owner, Morrisville and Waterbury
  • Erhard Mahnke, Coordinator, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Beth Ann Maier, Waterbury, VT Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Steve May, Self-Advocate, Richmond
  • Jim Mazzonna, Co-owner, DeBanville's General Store & Cafe'
  • Mary Jo Mazzonna, Co-owner, DeBanville's General Store & Cafe'
  • Jubilee McGill, Self-Advocate, Bridport
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont, AARP, COVE
  • Ashley Moore, Campaigns Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • William Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Sharon Moulton, Self-Advocate, Lyndonville
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Sandy Paritz, Project Director, Vermont Poverty Law Project, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Christina Pasnick, Secretary, National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Vermont Chapter
  • Rep. Paul N. Poirier, Sponsor of amendment
  • Sonja Raymond, Owner, Apple Tree Learning Center
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Becca Schrader, Business Resource Manager, Vermont Community Loan Fund
  • Alley Shubert, Self-Advocate, Burlington's Fight for $15
  • Brenda Siegel, Self-Advocate, Newfane
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin, Sponsor and Reporter
  • David Snedeker, Executive Director, Northeastern Vermont Development Association
  • Deb Snell, President, AFT Vermont, Moretown
  • Elaine Stehel, Self-Advocate, Northfield
  • Nathan Suter, Board Member, Peace & Justice Center
  • Greg Tatro, Owner, GW Tatro Construction
  • Tom Torti, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Kylen Veilleux, Restaurant Worker and College Student, Burlington
  • Al Walskey, Self-Advocate, West Berskshire
  • Teddy Waszazak, Self-Advocate, Barre City
  • Stephen Whitaker, Self-Advocate, Montpelier
  • Chloe White, Policy Director, ACLU of Vermont
  • Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fight for $15
  • Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance Division
  • Earl Wright, Self-Advocate, Burlington
  • Stephanie Yu, Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute
  • Ann Zimmerman, Self-Advocate, Guilford
House Committee on Human Services
  • Deb Brighton, Consultant, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Bard Hill, Director, Policy, Planning and Analysis, Department of Disabilities, Aging & Independent Living
  • Lee Lauber, Former Childcare and Family Support Worker
  • Reeva Murphy, Deputy Commissioner, Child Development Division, Department for Children and Families
  • Ken Schatz, Commissioner, Department for Children and Families
  • Julie Tessler, Executive Director, VT Council of Developmental & Mental Health Services
House Committee on Ways and Means
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
Senate Committee on Appropriations
  • Stephen Klein, Chief Legislative Fiscal Officer, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Sen. Michael Sirotkin
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Dirk Anderson, General Counsel, Vermont Department of Labor
  • Tucker Anderson, Law Clerk, Office of Legislative Council
  • Mat Barewicz, Economic & Labor Market Information Chief, Department of Labor
  • Dan Barlow, State Director, Vermont Business for Social Responsibility
  • Sen. Joe Benning
  • Gene Bergman, Burlington
  • Steve Berry, Manchester, Global Meeting House
  • Dora Bouboulis, Brattleboro
  • Mark Bouchett, Burlington
  • Sen. Carolyn Whitney Branagan
  • Sen. Randy Brock
  • Cary Brown, Executive Director, Vermont Commission on Women
  • Kara Casey, Housing and Economic Justice Specialist, Vermont Network Against Domestic & Sexual Violence
  • Jill Charbonneau, Middlebury
  • Kathleen Coonrod, Burlington
  • David Cooper, Senior Economic Analyst | Deputy Director of EARN, Economic Policy Institute
  • Adrienne Coppersmith, Burlington
  • Sarah Defelice, Montpelier
  • Lindsay DesLauriers, State Director, Main Street Alliance of VT
  • Bill Driscoll, Vice President, Associated Industries of Vermont
  • David Ellenbogen, Calais
  • Sabra Ewing, Vershire
  • Brenda Fleming, President, Vermont Association of School Business Officials
  • Perri Freeman, Burlington
  • Mark Frier, Owner, Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The Bench, Tres Amigos, and The Rusty Nail
  • Al Gobeille, Secretary, Agency of Human Services
  • Isaac Grimm, Political Director, Rights and Democracy
  • James Haslam, Essex, Rights and Democracy
  • Talmage Jestice, Waitsfield
  • Cecile Johnston
  • Tom Kavet, State Economist, Kavet, Rockler & Associates, LLC
  • Eva Krukowski, Bennington
  • Lindsay Kurrle, Commissioner, Department of Labor
  • Matthew LaFrance, Randolph
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Council
  • Travon Leyshon, Green Mountain Labor Council
  • Steve Lobb, Montpelier, Justice for All
  • Erhard Mahnke, Executive Director, Vermont Affordable Housing Coalition
  • Beth Ann Maier, Waterbury, VT Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Joyce Manchester, Senior Economist, Joint Fiscal Office
  • Josh Massey
  • Adriel Jubilee McGill, Rights and Democracy
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont, Community Vermont Elders, AARP
  • Bill Moore, President and CEO, Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Danny Morgan
  • Jill Olson, Executive Director, VNAs of Vermont
  • Ed Paquin, Director, Disability Rights Vermont
  • Emma Paradise, Montpelier
  • Sandy Paritz, Vermont Legal Aid
  • Katherine Pastula, Barnet
  • Judy Peterson, CEO, Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties
  • Marg Alice Proffitt, Business owner, Down Home Kitchen
  • Michael Rainville, President
  • Eric Recchia
  • Heather Riemer, Burlington, Vermont Chapter of American Federation of Teachers
  • Ashley Romeo-Boles, Vermont Chamber of Commerce
  • Andrea Sambrook, Hinesburg
  • Sen. Dick Sears
  • Glennie Sewell, Montpelier
  • Brenda Siegel
  • Brenda Siegel, Newfane
  • Erin Sigrist, President, Vermont Retail & Grocers Association
  • Lynn Smith, Executive Director, The Manor
  • Andrew Sullivan, Montpelier
  • Nathan Suter, Montpelier
  • Tom Torti, Executive Director, Lake Champlain Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Teddy Waszazak, Barre
  • Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fights for $15
  • Annie Wohland, Lead Organizer, Burlington's Fights for $15
  • Cameron Wood, Director, Unemployment Insurance & Wages
  • Stephanie Yu, Policy Analyst, Public Assets Institute
  • Ann Zimmerman, Guilford

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