Rep. Long reelected as House majority leader
VERMONT - During a public Democratic caucus held at the Statehouse in Montpelier, Democratic members of the Vermont House of Representatives reelected veteran member of the House leadership team Rep. Emily Long, of Newfane, as majority leader. Long held this position during the previous 2021 to 2022 biennium and before that, served as assistant majority leader, whip. She was recently reelected by her constituents to a fifth term.
In her speech to the Democratic caucus, Majority Leader Long highlighted the stable foundation that Rep. Jill Krowinski, of Burlington, has created for her to build on and the importance of expanding upon the successes of the previous biennium. Krowinski was elected by the 104-member caucus to return for her second term as speaker of the house.
Long is joined by two other southern Vermont legislators who will round out the 2023 to 2024 House Democrats leadership team: Rep. Kathleen James, of Manchester, as assistant majority leader, whip; and Rep. Will Notte, of Rutland, as assistant majority leader, leadership development.