State Representative (VT-Bennington-Rutland)
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Nov 03, 2020
Apr 27, 2020 - Aug 06, 2020
The Vermont State House of Representatives is the lower house of the bicameral Vermont State Legislature. The House has 150 members, who each represent one district, which results in about 4,100 constituents per representative. Primary responsibilities of a house representative include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other house members and the state senate. Additionally, the house has the exclusive authority to impeach state officials, who will then be tried by the senate. A house member serves a two-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of the position is $676.56 per week while in legislative session, along with a $110 day per diem for lodging for overnight stays, or $61 day per diem for meals and mileage.