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June 30, 2015

(Montpelier) – Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Ruth Finn of Barre to serve a third term as Commissioner on the state’s Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).

June 18, 2015

The sixteen appointed members of the state agency, the Vermont Commission on Women, have re-elected Marcia Merrill of Jericho to serve a 4th term as Chair.  Ms. Merrill has served in this leadership role since 2006.

May 29, 2015

MONTPELIER, Vt., May 28, 2015––The Vermont Commission on Women will welcome two Vermont Law School students as interns to assist with updating its handbook, “The Legal Rights of Women in Vermont,” during a summer internship program in the late Professor Cheryl Hanna’s memory.

May 5, 2015

(Montpelier) – The organization Vermont Women in Law Enforcement was voted in to the roster of Advisory Council members of the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW).  The VCW is a non-partisan state government commission established in 1964 and working to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls.  VCW's Advisors provide counsel to this non-partisan state government commission on setting goals, strategies and objectives, and also share the opinions and perspectives of the organizations

April 27, 2015

(Montpelier) – Evolve Rutland was voted in to the roster of Advisory Council organizations by the sixteen Commissioners of the Vermont Commission on Women (VCW) earlier this month.  VCW's Advisors provide counsel to this non-partisan state government commission on setting goals, strategies and objectives, and also share the opinions and perspectives of the organizations they represent.

April 20, 2015

Equal Pay Compact launched (Barre Montpelier Times Argus, 4/17/15)

April 15, 2015

Issued From Governor Shumlin's Office

January 30, 2015

Issued 1/30/15
 

(Montpelier) – Cary Brown, Executive Director of the Vermont Commission on Women which works to advance rights and opportunities for women and girls, applauded news that Vermont’s most recent gender wage gap number is 91.3%. In several recently released reports on working women from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Vermont's was best in the nation.

January 15, 2015

Issued: January 15, 2015

(Montpelier) – The Vermont Commission on Women welcomed back legislators at a Capitol Plaza Hotel luncheon today sponsored by the commission’s Education and Research Foundation.

October 30, 2014

Issued 10/23/14

What:  Washington County Community Conversation on Early Childhood and the Future of Vermont.  Features sneak peek of PBS’s new The Raising of America documentary.

When: Tuesday, October 28th, from 5:30-7:30 PM

Where: Pavilion Auditorium, 109 State Street, Montpelier

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