Letters to the Editor

Thanks to community for re-election

I am thankful to the voters of Charlotte and Hinesburg for your support of my re-election as your State Representative. After knocking on hundreds of doors, I have had many good discussions on a lot of issues. It was valuable to hear what is on voters’ minds, and I welcome your continued input via email and personal contact. I will be working hard with my colleagues during the coming session to reduce the burden of education financing on local property taxes. As we receive the plans for the single payer health care system, Green Mountain Care, I and my colleagues will be paying close attention to the financing, provider reimbursement, and cost containment with respect to the impact on Vermont’s economy as well as on the health of Vermonters. The upcoming session will be full of difficult challenges which will not lend themselves to easy solutions. The legislature will undertake these challenges, and we will, we must, find solutions. I will continue to keep you informed of what is going on in Montpelier through my newspaper articles and my website, and I look forward to hearing from you as we consider the many issues facing Vermont. Thank you again for your support.

Rep. Mike Yantachka, Charlotte-Hinesburg (Chit 4-1)