June 18, 2018

Twice since the 2018 Special Session began in June members of the House Ways and Means, Appropriations and Education committees heard from the senior members of the Governor’s Cabinet. Present were Adam Greshin, Commissioner of Finance and Management; Kaj Samsom, Commi...

June 14, 2018

In my post ("One Time") from a couple of weeks ago, I laid out some of the attributes of the budget that passed the legislature (unanimously in the Senate; by a 117-14 vote in the House) in May.  It held spending increases to 0.5%, below the level of economic growth, p...

June 6, 2018

Confusion abounds about renewable energy credits, known as RECs and to what extent Vermont’s renewable energy development is being helped or hindered by the REC market.


            Renewable energy portfolio standards (RPS) were created to quantify and promote renew...

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Best ways to reach Tim:



Cell: (802) 384-8256

Home: (802) 785-2414

Best ways to reach Jim:



Home: (802) 785-4146



Jim Masland and Tim Briglin were elected to represent the Windsor-Orange 2 district towns of Norwich, Sharon, Strafford, and Thetford in the Vermont House of Representatives.  Their current two-year term is for 2019-2020.


Jim Masland is serving his eleventh term in the Statehouse and is a member of the Ways & Means Committee.


Tim Briglin is serving his third term in the Statehouse and is the Chair of the Energy & Technology Committee.


You can find Jim and Tim's seats in the General Assembly by clicking here.  Their seat numbers are #82 and #93, respectively.


The Vermont State Legislature's website has a tremendous amount of information.  On the site, you will find information about all state representatives and state senators, bills and resolutions that have been introduced, hearing schedules and reports for House and Senate Committees, information about visiting the Statehouse, links to Vermont Statutes and Vermont's Constitution, and links to other branches of state government.