Vermont Working Lands Enterprise Investment Bill Public Hearing: Dozens expected to testify tonight
Four committees of the Vermont Legislature will host a public hearing on the Working Lands Enterprise Investment bill (H.496 / S.246) on Wednesday evening. Dozens of Vermonters are expected to testify in support of the bill.
WHAT: Public Hearing – Working Lands bill
WHO: House Agriculture and Commerce committees, Senate Agriculture and Economic Development committees, dozens of Vermont farm and forest entrepreneurs.
WHEN: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 – 6:30 pm
WHERE: Vermont Statehouse – Room 11
PHOTO OPPORTUNITY: Full room of Vermonters concerned with farm and forest vitality. Committee members and other legislators.
More information about the bill is availalbe here: http://vtworkinglands.org/programs/policy-councils/working-landscape/bill
Both the House and Senate Agriculture committees have hearings on the bill scheduled during the week, as well.
The Vermont Working Landscape Partnership (VWLP) is a non‐partisan and broad‐based effort to support local agriculture and forestry, grow and attract farm and forest entrepreneurs, and conserve Vermont’s Working Landscape far into the future. The Partnership’s members believe that all Vermonters benefit from the state’s working landscape and everyone should contribute to ensure its future.