Vermonters Vote

The most pivotal election in Vermont politics is happening on November 8. “Who Vermonters elect to serve them in the Vermont House and Senate will determine the course of our future for years to come,” said Matt Musgrave, AGC/VT’s deputy executive vice president and government affairs director.

AGC/VT created as a resource for you to get weekly election videos, access to content to promote voting among members and their crews and topics both nationally and locally that impact the industry.


AGC/VT and AGC of America Big Three Issues

Click each link for the white paper about each national topic:
- Buy America Requirements

- ARPA Funding of Transportation Projects

- Support Workforce CTE Funding
                                                                                     stack of papers

Quick Resource Links-

AGC Construction Votes- Check Registration Status and learn about candidates

Employer Get-Out-The-Vote (GOTV) Resources- Tools to encourage staff to vote

AGC of America National Issues- National Topics

Vermont Secretary of State- Election Resources

AGC/VT Public Policy Positions- Local Topics

Vermont Political Wins!

Its critical to understand the wins we have had here in the state of Vermont. With over 40 seats up for grabs in the Vermont legislature the balance of power will shift. Our ability to keep winning over and over relies on our members voting, a strong lobbying team and relationships with legislators. 

Summary of the 2022 Legislative Session
  • H.736 T Bill- $837 Million Record Transportation Program Bill
  • H.740 “Big Bill” – $8.3 billion
    • Broadband $95 million
    • Housing $50 million
    • Workforce Development $137.8 million
    • Weatherization $80 million
    • Municipal Energy Resiliency Grants $45 million
    • Advanced Metering Infrastructure $8 million
    • Electrification Initiatives $60 million
  • H.739 Capital Construction and State Bonding Budget Adjustment $130 million
  • S.11 Workforce Development
    • CTE Construction and Rehab Program $15 million
    • VEDA Short-term forgivable loan program $19 million
    • COVID-19 Related Paid Leave Program $15.18
    • Increases minimum unemployment benefit by $60
  • No Employer Funded Paid Family leave bill
  • No bills passed expanding Prevailing Wage requirements
  • Licensed electrical contractors and subcontractors working for a registered GC not included in residential contractor registry
  • Payroll Protection Loans not included in taxable income
  • Extension of Workers Comp amendments related to COVID 19 extended. (Helps employers)
  • No bills passed requiring union workers on state contracts