Statement on the Passage of Drivers with Suspended License Legislation

For Immediate Release May 7, 2016 Media Contact: Whytnee Bush   TJ DONOVAN STATEMENT ON THE PASSAGE OF DRIVERS WITH SUSPENDED LICENSE LEGISLATION “This important bill is about getting Vermonters back on the road, safely, legally and affordably. Our current system is one that doesn’t recognize low income Vermonters’ ability to pay minor traffic tickets and pushes … >More

VT Digger: National Advocate Praises, Prods State on Criminal Justice Reform

By Morgan True Published online May 2, 2016 BURLINGTON — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker praised what he called a “consensus of conviction” among top officials in Vermont around the need for criminal justice reform. Booker was in the Queen City on Monday at the invitation of fellow Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy for a panel … >More

VT Digger: Creating a more level playing field

Published online May 2016 Editor’s note: This commentary is by T.J. Donovan, the state’s attorney for Chittenden County and a candidate for Vermont attorney general. The best form of public safety is a good job. Vermonters should be able to find employment opportunities without being disqualified because they made poor decisions earlier in their lives … >More