Vermont State Senate

Tim AsheSenator Tim Ashe (Chittenden District)

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Formerly a Burlington City Councilor, Tim was the first Progressive to win a seat in the State Senate. First elected in 2008, he is currently Vice-Chair of the Senate Economic Development Committee and also serves on the Finance Committee. Tim provides a strong progressive voice in the Senate on issues such as housing, conservation, and fair taxation. Tim is the Project Manager at Cathedral Square, a nationally recognized non-profit developer of high quality affordable housing for seniors and people with disabilities.

Anthony PollinaSenator Anthony Pollina (Washington District)

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In 2010, longtime Progressive activist Anthony Pollina became the second Progressive elected to the State Senate. Anthony has over three decades of involvement in agriculture, education, energy, and healthcare organizing in the state. He is a co-founder of Rural Vermont, former director of VPIRG, former policy advisor to Bernie Sanders, and was the Progressive candidate for Governor in 2000 and 2008. In the Senate, Anthony serves on the Committee on Health and Welfare and on the Government Operations Committee. Anthony has been a key advocate on important issues such as proper funding for autism care, buying and hiring local, and economic equality.

David ZuckermanSenator David Zuckerman (Chittenden District)

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In 2012, David became the third Progressive elected to the Vermont Senate. Prior to becoming a Senator, Dave was a State Representative from Burlington for 14 years before stepping down in 2010 to move to Hinesburg and grow Full Moon Farm, an organic farm co-owned with his spouse, Rachel Nevitt. Dave has been a leader on many issues that will likely come before the Senate in the coming years. On sustainable agricultural issues, healthcare reform, labor relations, end-of-life-choice, marijuana policy, labeling of GMO foods and progressive taxation, Dave has continued to be an outspoken leader.