I was happy the Speaker assigned me to another term on the House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development. I believe ours is a committee well constituted to deal with the complex economic issues we are facing in Vermont.
If you’re a regular reader of this newspaper, no doubt you have at least occasionally looked at the police logs — those summaries of the human foibles around the county.
I take a perverse comfort in reading these accounts. No matter how badly I’ve behaved on a particular day, no matter how disagreeable or inconsiderate I’ve been, it never rises to the level of the someone taking American flags from the town green. Or those people who steal license plates and use them to obscure their identities so they can pump gas and then drive off without paying.