Up in Arms: Bill Would Let Cops Take Guns in Domestic Violence Cases

Read this recent article in Seven Days about H. 422, a bill championed by the Network to help prevent domestic violence homicide. “Stella Gravel sat before the House Judiciary Committee earlier this month and told her daughter’s tragic story: Early one morning in August 2013, Rhonda Gray’s estranged husband, Troy, shot and killed her in her Fairlee home. He then … Read More

To Address Vermont’s Housing Crunch, Lawmakers Consider $2-Per-Night Hotel Tax

Vermont Public Radio recently featured efforts to support Vermont’s affordable housing system through an investment generated by a $2-per-night fee on hotel stays. “Lack of safe and affordable housing is a major barrier to survivors when they’re leaving abusive relationships,” says Kara Casey, the economic justice and housing specialist at the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence. “So they’re … Read More