Jane was elected to the Vermont Senate representing the Caledonia/Orange District in 2004 and serves as Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee. During her years of service Jane has:
Helped design Vermontís financial response to Tropical Storm Ireneís devastation to state highway infrastructure and buildings
Worked to give property tax relief to towns and homeowners hardest hit by flood damage
Chaired Senate Appropriations Committee which passed balanced budgets in times of declining revenues without raising broad-based taxes  
Successfully fought off a raid on the Higher Education Trust Fund which provides financial help to Vermont College Students
Supported the expansion and development of Vermontís agricultural economy by funding the Working Landscape Initiative
Preserved several hundred high paying area jobs by spearheading an Equipment Investment Tax Credit that brought state-of-theart manufacturing equipment to local business
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Health care that is accessible and affordable..
Government that is effective and accountable..