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Senator Joe Benning

Caledonia District
Seat Number
(802) 626-3600
Home Address
P.O. Box 142, Lyndonville, VT 05851
Work Address
P.O. Box 142, Lyndonville, VT 05851
Work Phone
(802) 626-3600
Work Email
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 is the Senate Minority Leader, Chair of the Senate Institutions Committee and a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee; and has served on the Senate Education Committee, the Natural Resources & Energy Committee, the Judicial Retention Committee, the Mental Health Oversight Committee, and the Misdemeanor Sentencing Review Committee. He is the Town Moderator for the Town of Lyndon, a Justice of the Peace, a past Trustee at Lyndon Institute, Corporator at Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital, and a member of the Path Around Lyndon Committee. Member of the Senate: 2011-present. Home Phone: 626-3600. Address: P.O. Box 142, Lyndonville, VT 05851.

Roll Call Votes by Senator Benning

Regular Session 2019-2020
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