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Vermont's state legislature is the Vermont General Assembly, a bicameral body composed of the Vermont House of Representatives (the lower house) and the Vermont Senate (the upper house) meet at the Vermont State House.
Vermont is represented (after the 2006 elections and effective in 2007) in the U.S. Senate by Patrick Leahy, a Democrat, and Bernie Sanders, an independent, caucusing with the Democrats.
Vermont is the birthplace of former presidents Calvin Coolidge and Chester A. Arthur.
www.gamecheatz.net /games.php?title=Vermont   (8397 words)

 Office of Vermont Secretary of State Deb Markowitz -- State Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
After the Fourth Congressional District took eleven elections (1830 to 1832) to choose their Representative, the law was changed in 1832 so that if no majority winner emerged after two elections, a plurality would carry the third election.
It was ratified in Vermont by a convention of delegates of the people held on January 10, 1791; and by an act which Congress approved on February 18, 1791, Vermont became the fourteenth state of the Union on March 4, 1791.
Vermont, hoping for three representatives, on January 27, 1791 designated Bennington and Windham counties; Windsor and Orange counties; and Rutland, Addison, and Chittenden counties as the three congressional districts for Vermont.
vermont-archives.org /govhistory/elect/results3/rep1.htm   (1190 words)

 Top20Vermont.com - Your Top20 Guide to Vermont!
Vermont is known for its brief mud season in spring followed by a cool summer and a colorful autumn, and particularly for its cold winters.
The Vermont Progressive Party is a small, left-wing political party created in the early 1980s and has held a handful of seats in the Vermont legislature for two decades and is affiliated with Vermont's lone congressman, Bernie Sanders; it has had official recognition as a political party by the state government since 1999.
The Vermont's state legislature is the Vermont General Assembly, a bicameral body composed of the Vermont House of Representatives (the lower house) and the Vermont Senate (the upper house).
top20vermont.com   (5257 words)

 State Water Resources Research Institute Program
Vermont waters have three exotic aquatic plants at nuisance levels; purple loosestrife, a emergent plant found throughout Vermont in marshes and wet ditches; water chestnut, a floating leaf plant found primarily in the southern basin of Lake Champlain; and Eurasian watermilfoil, a submersed plant which has been reported in 42 Vermont lakes.
Eurasian watermilfoil was first recorded in Vermont in 1962 in Lake Champlain (Crosson 1987), relatively early in its spread throughout the rest of the United States and the southern provinces of Canada.
Vermont is the ideal place for this study because the Eurasian watermilfoil invasion was extensive and has been very well documented by Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation.
water.usgs.gov /wrri/99projects/state/Vermont.html   (1306 words)

 History of US Reps
When Vermont held new elections as a result of no majority in the original election, the plurality winner more often than not ended up winning a majority in a subsequent runoff.
In 1832, after the particularly protracted battle in the Fourth District in 1830-2, the General Assembly compromised the democratic principle of majority rule to avoid such stalemates and changed the majority requirement, so that whichever candidate was the top vote-getter after the second runoff, whether by majority or plurality, would be declared elected.
In 1850, in Vermont’s First Congressional District, A. Miner who had come in second in the original election with 31%, won the runoff with just 39% of the vote.
www.fairvote.org /irv/vermont/d_us_reps.htm   (656 words)

 Vermont's at-large congressional district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The U.S. state of Vermont is represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by a single at-large congressional district since the 1930 census, when Vermont lost its second seat in the House of Representatives.
Vermont Senate President Pro Tempore Peter Welch (D-Windsor County) was the Democratic nominee and the eventual winner.
Major General Martha Rainville, USANG (ret) (R), former Adjutant General of the Vermont National Guard.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Vermont's_1st_congressional_district   (353 words)

 Vermont Refugee Assistance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
VRA works with the Vermont Congressional delegation, the United Nations, and other non-governmental organizations around the world to advocate for the rights and needs of asylum seekers and immigrants.
But Vermont is an important area because of the border it shares with Canada, and its accessibility to New York and Boston.
While there are other organizations, such as Vermont Refugee Resettlement, that help refugees after they have been granted status by the U.S. State Department and have sponsors, only VRA works with refugee applicants to help them through the very complicated process of applying for asylum.
www.vermontrefugeeassistance.org /faqs.html   (1883 words)

 2002 U.S. Congressional Primary Dates by State
In Iowa’s Fifth Congressional District, a runoff convention was held by the Republican party on 6/29/02.
The convention dates are: 6/8/02 for U.S. Senate, 3/16/02 for single and partial county Congressional Districts, and 3/23/02 for multi-county Congressional Districts.
Democrats: Conventions are scheduled for 5/11/02 in Congressional District 11; 5/18/02 in Congressional Districts 2, 5, 7 and 8; and, 6/8/02 in Districts 1 and 9.
www.fec.gov /pages/primary02.htm   (478 words)

 Untitled Document
The Ranking of Congressional Districts report presents selected statistics ranked by congressional districts from the 1997 Census of Agriculture.
Data are presented by congressional district for all States, except Alaska, Delaware, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming, which are "at large" States.
For this report, farms were assigned to congressional districts according to the reported State and county of agricultural activity.
www.nass.usda.gov /census/census97/congtxt.htm   (1627 words)

 Census 2000 data for Vermont
The population of Vermont on April 1, 2000 was 608,827.
SF 4 is released as individual files for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; and for the United States.
Vermont Redistricting Data (P.L. The Census 2000 Redistricting Data contains summary statistics on counts for the total population, for the population 18 years and over, and population counts by race and by Hispanic or Latino origin.
www.census.gov /census2000/states/vt.html   (1192 words)

 Contraception Counts: Alabama District 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
• 12 of the family planning clinics in Alabama's 1st congressional district are supported by Title X. 7 are run by health departments, 0 are run by hospitals, 0 are run by Planned Parenthood, 5 are run by community health centers and 0 are served by other types of agencies.
• These Title X-supported clinics in Alabama's 1st congressional district serve 11,170 women, including 3,090 teenagers.* 42% are served by health departments, 0% are served by hospitals, 0% are served by Planned Parenthood, 58% are served by community health centers and 0% are served by other types of agencies.
This Facts in Brief was made possible by support from the Open Society Institute and The David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
www.guttmacher.org /pubs/state_data/districts/alabama-1.html   (260 words)

 Vermont Wilderness Association -- A coalition working for expanded wilderness in Vermont   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Since the Vermont Wilderness Act was passed 15 years ago, approximately 100,000 acres of land have been added to the GMNF, creating several excellent opportunities to expand existing Wildernesses and establish large new ones.
This is especially true in Vermont and the densely populated Northeast.
As you know, Vermont has relatively little land today designated as Wilderness and most of it is in blocks that are far too small to provide people with a true wilderness experience.
www.vermontwilderness.org /act.php   (864 words)

 BORDC: Resolution Details - Vermont
Whereas, this provision runs directly counter to the intent of the Vermont General Assembly to protect the privacy of a library patron’s records as codified in Title 3 § 317(c)(19) of the Vermont Statutes Annotated, and the code of ethics of the American Library Association, and
Resolved: That the General Assembly requests that the office of the Vermont Attorney General offer legal support to any public library which is subject to a federal suit or administrative enforcement action for refusing to comply with the provisions of the Act related to library patrons’ records, and be it further
Resolved: That the Secretary of State be directed to send a copy of this resolution to the President of the United States, to each member of the Vermont Congressional Delegation, and to Keith M. Fiels, Executive Director of the American Library Association, in Chicago
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=362   (771 words)

 17th Congressional District of Illinois   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
With a redrawn 17th congressional map comes greater and more opportunities to be of assistance to constituents -- new and old.
The 17th congressional district follows further south along the Mississippi River and then turning east across the state to the heart of Illinois -- Springfield.
Take a closer look at the 17th congressional district by visiting the many communities that have established a web site.
www.house.gov /evans/17_district/17_district.htm   (211 words)

 Vermont Clean and Clear Action Plan - What's New?
This event celebrated the good work of Vermonters to improve water quality around the state and renew our commitment to the goal of clean water for all Vermonters.
Gov. Douglas, members of the Vermont Congressional delegation and others were on hand to speak about the importance of improving water quality in Vermont.
The efforts of every day Vermonters to improve the quality of the state’s waterways are truly a remarkable community effort.
www.anr.state.vt.us /cleanandclear/cwd06.htm   (332 words)

 Alliance for Excellent Education   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
When Vermont's school year begins this fall, more than 1,000 of the teachers will not be returning to the schools in which they taught last year.
A chart showing the numbers of teachers leaving and costs to individual states and the District of Columbia can be found at http://www.all4ed.org/press/pr_081505.html.
Information on the number of at-risk students for individual states and the District of Columbia is available at http://www.all4ed.org/press/pr_060205.html.
www.all4ed.org /states2/Vermont/index.html   (457 words)

 Congressional Candidates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Congressman Bob Inglis represented South Carolina’s Fourth District from 1993 to 1998 and was re-elected to serve as its Representative in the United States House in 2004.
In November 2004, Congressman Kenny Marchant was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives to represent Texas’ 24th Congressional District.
Congresswoman Thelma Drake was elected on November 2, 2004, to represent Virginia’s Second Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.
www.blogtext.org /clint49/article/7759.html   (2164 words)

 Contraception Counts: New York District 27   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
• There are 13 family planning clinics in New York's 27th congressional district.
• 12 of the family planning clinics in New York's 27th congressional district are supported by Title X. 7 are run by health departments, 4 are run by hospitals, 1 is run by Planned Parenthood, 0 are run by community health centers and 0 are served by other types of agencies.
• These Title X-supported clinics in New York's 27th congressional district serve 7,500 women, including 2,440 teenagers.* 55% are served by health departments, 6% are served by hospitals, 39% are served by Planned Parenthood, 0% are served by community health centers and 0% are served by other types of agencies.
www.guttmacher.org /pubs/state_data/districts/new_york-27.html   (265 words)

 DoubleSpeak with Matthew and Peter Slutsky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In the 4th District, which is anchored in inner suburbs of Washington, D.C., Democratic Rep. Albert Wynn faces a primary challenge from lawyer Donna Edwards.
As you may know, Bernie Sanders (D-VT), the uber progressive Congressman from Vermont’s lone Congressional District is running for U.S. Senate to replace outgoing Senator Jim Jeffords (I).
Peter Welch is being challenged by Martha Rainville, the outgoing adjunct general of the Vermont National Guard.
www.doublespeakshow.com /tag/vermont   (1334 words)

 Purdue University Libraries
The decennial population Census of the United States is constitutionally required for determining congressional representation.
Individual states are given the responsibility of drawing legislative boundaries for congressional districts as well as for state legislative districts.
In some states, this process is done by the state legislature and in other states it is done by independent commissions.
www.lib.purdue.edu /govdocs/redistricting.html   (203 words)

 NEA: Education Funding - State and Congressional District Information
The result is a lack of resources in schools and classrooms across the country.
See the funds your state and congressional district would receive for 14 programs including Title I, special education, teacher quality programs, rural education and Head Start if Congress provided funding at authorized levels.
Click on your state to see a state profile followed by profiles for each congressional district in the state.
www.nea.org /lac/fy04edfunding   (382 words)

 Charles Stewart's congressional data page
Congressional Committee Assignments, 103rd to 105th Congresses, 1993--1998: [Chamber], [date of data file].
Description: Records membership on all congressional committees for the periods covered in the study.
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation and in partnership with the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies, David Lublin of American University and D.
web.mit.edu /~17.251/www/data_page.html   (721 words)

 Abandoned mine lands site, Vermont Mine, BLM California
Initial measurements did not indicate a water quality issue but high flow water sampling of the mine effluent is anticipated in the spring of 2001.
The Vermont Mine is situated in the Deadwood Mining District near the divide that separates Shasta and Trinity counties.
According to historical records the mine was probably located prior 1880 and by 1883 contained a 300-foot adit, plans for a Huntington Mill, an amalgamation plate and Wilfley table.
www.blm.gov /ca/pa/aml/vermont.html   (277 words)

 Vermont Teen Leadership Safety Program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One high school student from each congressional district in the United States traveled to Washington, DC to meet with their peers from around the country.
The National Youth Summit was so successful that in 1999, MADD and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (a division of the U.S. Department of Transportation) formed a partnership to assist states in holding their own youth summits.
Our goal was to bring together teens from around Vermont to address the crisis of underage drinking in our state, and to find solutions that would work not only in their own schools and communities, but state wide.
education.vermont.gov /VTLSP/vys.htm   (465 words)

 U.S. Senate: Reference Home > How to... > find out about congressional voting
The Congressional Record is the official source of information on recorded floor votes.
The vote charts are broken down by yeas, nays, and not voting, and provide the Congressional Record vote number, the bill number and title, a very brief synopsis, and an overall vote tally.
In the Senate charts, the most senior Senator is listed first; in the House charts, the states are broken down by congressional district.
www.senate.gov /reference/common/faq/how_to_votes.htm   (734 words)

 GovTrack: Find Your Representatives - Congressional District Maps
The 435 representatives in the House are elected in smaller districts, of population around 600,000 each, for two-year terms.
District maps are current for your current congressmen.
Redrawn districts for the 2006 elections are not shown updated here.
www.govtrack.us /congress/findyourreps.xpd   (181 words)

 BORDC: Resolution Details - Brattleboro, Vermont
WHEREAS, the Vermont Library Association and the Vermont Booksellers' Association have adopted an open letter to Vermont's Congressional Delegation requesting that legislation be introduced to eliminate provisions in the USA PATRIOT Act that undermine constitutionally guaranteed rights;
IT IS FURTHER RESOLVED that the Town of Brattleboro request that federal, state, and county law enforcement officials acting within the Town hold or detain no person without charging that person in accordance with the Constitution and the laws of this State and the United States; and
IT IS FINALLY RESOLVED that the Town Clerk communicate this resolution to Vermont's Congressional delegation, the Governor and Attorney General of the State of Vermont, Brattleboro's Chief of Police, the local U.S. Attorney's office, the local office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Vermont State Police.
www.bordc.org /detail.php?id=352   (672 words)

Aside from Ciro's run-off victory yesterday (12/12/06) over Henry Bonilla in CD-23, In only one other Texas Congressional race did a Democrat challenging an incumbent do better; Will Pryor took 41.27% of the vote against incumbent Pete Sessions, who received 56.42% of the ballots cast.
In District 21's special election, running a much higher profile campaign, John Courage took 24.45%, though that was an admittedly crowded field.
throughout the district and across the country touched my heart deeply.
www.districtblogs.com   (993 words)

 Vermont News & Legislation - National Right to Work Committee®   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
If you are an employee in Vermont and have legal questions regarding your union membership, click here to learn about your rights.
The table below lists the bills the Committee is currently monitoring in the Vermont legislatures.
You can obtain up-to-the-minute information and learn about any bill directly from the Vermont legislature by clicking on the "Text / Status" link.
www.nrtwc.org /states/vt.htm   (507 words)

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