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Sen. Bernie Sanders Stands with Us! Vote Sanders Yes!

Our Union, AFT Vermont, a state-wide union representing five thousand higher education and healthcare professionals, endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for President following an overwhelming vote by the members who participated in the union's process.
 
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AFT Vermont Lobby Days 2019

Click here for the printable AFT Vermont Lobby Days 2019.

Wednesday, January 30: 11a-5:30 (4p Reception for Legislators)

Wednesday, February 20: 7:30a-1p (8a Coffee for Legislators

Wednesday, March 20: 10a-2p

For all Legislative Action Days

* Orientation/Update
* Meet with your State Senators and Representatives
* Noon: Working Vermont Legislative Caucus

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2018 AFT Vermont Legislative Platform

AFT Vermont's 5000 members are higher education and healthcare professionals who live in every county of the state. Our members are committed to making higher education and healthcare better for all Vermonters through collective bargaining and participation in the legislative and political processes.

Our 2018 legislative platform can be found here.

To get more involved, contact us at info@aftvermont.org

 

 

 

 

 

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AFT Vermont 2016 Legislative Platform to Reclaim the Promise of Public Higher Education

State supported higher education provides opportunities for children of working families to earn a degree and live a middle class life. State colleges and universities also provide workers opportunities to further their careers with affordable continuing education and certifications. Whether it is an early educator who wants to provide the best possible service for the children she cares for, or a recent high school graduate who isn’t sure yet what he wants to do for his career, Vermonters should have access to high quality, affordable higher education.

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