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.