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Senator Joe Benning

District
Caledonia District
Party
Republican
Seat Number
27
Email
jbenning@leg.state.vt.us
Home Address
291 Happy Hill Rd., Lyndonville, VT 05851
Work Address
P.O. Box 142, Lyndonville, VT 05851
Work Phone
(802) 626-3600
Work Email
beaner77@myfairpoint.net
Committees
Biography
JOE BENNING of Lyndon, Caledonia County, Republican, was born in Long Branch, New Jersey on December 7, 1956. Occupation: trial lawyer. Joe graduated from Mater Dei High School in New Monmouth, New Jersey in 1975; from Lyndon State College as a Dean's List Student with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science in 1979; and from Vermont Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree and member of the Moot Court Advisory Board in 1983. He is married to Deb Benning and they have two children: Emily and Justin. Joe is former Chair of Vermont's Human Rights Commission, President of the Lyndonville Rotary Club and Lyndon State College Foundation; a past member of Northeast Kingdom Youth Services Board, Lyndon Town School Board, Lyndonville Stars & Stripes Committee, the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees, Caledonia County Task Force On Domestic Violence, Town/Village Agent for Lyndon/Lyndonville. He is a charter member of the Central Vermont Harley Owners Group, a life member of the American Motorcyclist Association and Lyndon Historical Society. He has served on the Senate Institutions Committee, the Natural Resources & Energy Committee, the Judicial Retention Committee, the Mental Health Oversight Committee and the Misdemeanor Sentencing Review Committee. He currently serves as the Senate's representative on the Vermont Telecommunications Authority Board, as Town Moderator for the Town of Lyndon, as a Justice of the Peace and as a member of the Path Around Lyndon Committee. Member of the Senate: 2011-

Roll Call Votes by Senator Benning

2013 - 2014 Legislative Session
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