S.O.S. (Save Our State) Rally and Press Coverage

Several hundred protesters turned out to tell the Governor and legislators that over $60 million in budget cuts is enough. They sent a message that other options need to be looked at — such as raising more revenue, tapping into the rainy day fund, and using money from the federal stimulus to it’s full potential — so that further cuts don’t shortchange our kids, leave vulnerable Vermonters behind, and decimate public structures we will wish we had in a few years.

Read Mark Redmond’s (the executive director of Spectrum Youth and Family Services and the president of the Vermont Coalition of Residential Providers) remarks.

Voices’ own Barbara Postman was quoted in a Times Argus front page story. VPR, Channel 5 WPTZ, and The The Free Press’s VT Buzz also covered the event.

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