BENNINGTON — Candidates for the Vermont House attended a public forum Wednesday to answer specific questions posed by the forum’s lead sponsor, the Vermont Workers’ Center.
The questions, designed to derive answers based on the group’s core causes, began with two simple yes or no questions. Do the candidates believe the state has an obligation to ensure that all Vermont residents can meet fundamental human needs, and would they help develop a state budget that helps meet the needs of all Vermonters and promotes equity?
All six candidates present answered in the affirmative. […]
Warren Roaf, a Republican candidate for the state House, listens during a Put People First forum Wednesday at the Vermont Veterans Home. The event in Bennington was sponsored by the Vermont Workers’ Center.