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It’s outrageous that attorney general T.J. Donovan — the state government’s top lawyer — is refusing to accept a ruling by the Vermont Supreme Court.
Editor’s Note: The following was written by Shelburne Rep. Jessica Brumsted regarding the Let’s Grow Kids press conference in Shelburne on April 4 and the child care crisis in Vermont.
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