Civility & Political Discourse in Vermont: How do we compare to the nation?
The Vermont Bar Association hosted a public forum to discuss how civility & political discourse in the media, on the campaign trail, among legislators and political party leaders in Vermont compares to that of the nation.
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Capitol Plaza, Montpelier
Keynote Speaker: Jim Leach, Former Chairman for the National Endowment for the Humanities
Hon. Jeffrey Amestoy, Fellow at the Center for Public Leadership, Harvard University
Paul Burns, Executive Director of the Vermont Public Interest Group
Paul Costell, Executive Director of the Vermont Council on Rural Development
Paul S. Gillies, Esq., Former Deputy Secretary of State for Vermont
Emerson Lynn, Editor and Publisher of the St. Albans Messenger
Deborah, Markowitz, Secretary of the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
Moderator: Chris Graff, Vice President of Corporate Communications at National Life Group