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June 28, 2018

(Montpelier, VT) - The Vermont Commission on Women voted on June 28, 2018, to issue the following statement:

June 26, 2018

(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) has launched a short survey called the Listening Project, designed to help them focus their future work on issues that matter to Vermonters. The survey asks what needs aren’t being met for Vermont women, what most affects their abilities to provide for themselves or their families, and what can be done to help.

June 19, 2018

(Montpelier) – Pregnant workers in Vermont have new legal protections in the workplace this year.

May 14, 2018

Released 5/11/18

(Montpelier) - Today at one o’clock Governor Scott signed H.294, a new law prohibiting inquiries about salary history. 

March 20, 2018

(Montpelier) - Brattleboro’s Emilie Kornheiser kicks off the Vermont Commission on Women’s (VCW) statewide community listening project at the River Garden this Friday, as part of Brattleboro’s Strolling of the Heifers noontime Brown Bag Lunch series.  Her discussion, “Women and the Economy,” will center on the place, needs, and strengths of women in Brattleboro.  This event is FREE and open to the public.  Thoughts and comments will help shape VCW’s policy work for women and families.  More i

March 12, 2018

Ensuring Vermont has enough high-quality, affordable child care is essential to supporting gender equality in the workplace, according to a new report co-authored by Let’s Grow Kids (LGK) and the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW). The report outlines policy recommendations—including increasing investments in Vermont’s Child Care Financial Assistance Program and passing paid family leave—as key strategies to supporting working women and their families.

December 11, 2017

(Montpelier) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Mary Daly of Peacham to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

November 14, 2017

(Montpelier) – The Vermont Republican Party has appointed Deborah T. Bucknam, Esq. of Walden to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women.  Ms. Bucknam will serve the remaining 2 years of Susie Hudson’s 4-year term.

September 11, 2017

(Montpelier) – Governor Phil Scott has appointed Lisa Senecal to serve on the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW), the state’s non-partisan commission working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.

July 18, 2017

Issued 7/18/17

Please Note: Photos of these and other VCW Commissioners can be found here.
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Marybeth Christie Redmond of Essex and Emilie Kornheiser of Brattleboro Appointed to State Women’s Commission

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