Petitions start today

marty Feltus 2018-02-14 at 7.49.33 PMLYNDON- Today is the first day that people can place their petitions in for the Primary Election Vote that is happening on August 14th of this year. Legislature Marty Feltus will be running again and she hopes to be legislature for two more years. Feltus explained why she wanted to run again.

 "I am running because I enjoy what I do, I would like to have another two year term, I've enjoyed working on the budget the last two terms that I've been in the legislator because it gives you a few of all of the expenses and helps you kind of sort out what are and aren't priorities, " said Feltus.

Feltus had also described some of the issues that she felt were important to change in the Northeast Kingdom as well. She mentioned how she would like to change things around for the better.

"I think we need to be careful on education, not only in the upper level at secondary or at college level but, kindergarten through grade 12 as well. We've heard a lot certainly about the declining student enrollment and it's costing more and more money and people are concerned about that we need to be a little more efficient I think with what we are doing there. So that's one of the important issues and another one is just a lot of social services we have here of course about the opioid crisis and what kind of pressure that puts on the social service systems. I think we are getting a handle on that, but it's costing a lot of money and an awful lot of people are involved," said Feltus.

The general election is November 6, 2018.

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