“In this state, we often talk about ‘Vermont values’ – compassion, tolerance, respect, hard work and neighbors helping neighbors. For many of us, these values are passed from generation to generation, with our moms as role models.
“I wouldn’t be the person I am without my strong, kind and loving mom. Wishing her, my wife Diana, and all moms in Vermont a very happy Mother’s Day. We couldn’t have done it without you!