Letters to the Editor

To the Editor,
Tim Newcomb’s cartoon in the Thursday, January 20 edition of Seven Days compares the three candidates running for the US House of Representatives. It appears to imply that experience is the most important factor for voters to consider. But whatever the primary message of...
To the Editor,
Insurance companies should refuse to pay hospitalization for those COVID-19 patients who refused to get their vaccine.
Lori Kowal
Wilmington
To the Editor,
I have severe epilepsy. A week before Christmas, I realized that my Tegretol prescription would run out in two weeks and called my doctor to request a refill. I didn’t hear back.
I called the pharmacy. They said that they’d faxed the doctor’s office before Christmas...
To the Editor,
Gov. Phil Scott urged legislators to make rebuilding Vermont’s labor force a top priority this session. The labor force has been down by 24,000 since February 2020, the governor said, before laying out a laundry list of investments from both federal and state funds to boost...
To the Editor,
I need to thank all the entities who paid for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day ad in the last issue of the  Deerfield Valley News: W&B property Management; Fabian Fuels; Tom’s Motors; and Dover, Vermont. I loved your ad and I immediately wanted to support all of your...
To the Editor,
The American Academy of Pediatrics Vermont Chapter supports the direction that the Agency of Education is moving in adapting contact tracing and surveillance testing practices. The proposed model will only be successful with easy access to and adequate availability of rapid...
To the Editor,
H-584 was just introduced in the Legislature. As Vermont high school students who worked closely on creating and developing this bill, we hope it will move swiftly through the Legislature and be passed into law. 
As schools across the country debate over teaching...
To the Editor,
Before the new year, the Vermont Climate Council hastily approved its “Initial Climate Action Plan.” The process and content of the initial CAP should give working-class Vermonters pause. First, the Vermont Climate Council acknowledges it is “not representative of the BIPOC...
To the Editor,
Over the few years, we’ve heard about the importance of protecting our democracy, across the nation and right here in Vermont, from forces that cast doubt on our electoral processes. Under this sentiment, we’ve passed reforms that strengthen our democracy like universal mail...
To the Editor,
One year ago, on January 6, the US Capitol - the symbol of the democracy we all cherish - was attacked by a mob intent on overturning the decision of American voters to elect Joseph Biden as our 46th President.
The mob came within seconds of capturing Vice President...

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