Weed Receives Sanders’ Endorsement

From the Weed in the House Campaign

Cindy Weed photo compliments of Weed in the House

Cindy Weed photo compliments of Weed in the House

Franklin-7 state representative candidate Cindy Weed of Enosburg has been endorsed by U.S. Senator, Bernie Sanders. Weed is the only Franklin County candidate endorsed by the popular 2016 presidential candidate. Weed was also just endorsed by the NEA (Teacher’s Union) and the AFL-CIO.

“I have known Cindy Weed for a number of years and appreciate her commitment to working families and the middle class. She will be a strong voice for ordinary Vermonters in the Vermont state legislature.” said Bernie Sanders.

Weed served as a representative in Montpelier during the 2013 and 2014 legislative biennium. She helped to pass important legislation including equal pay for women, an increase in the minimum wage, GMO labeling, workforce development and job creation, a ban on chemicals in children’s products and water resource protections. Cindy also worked hard on legislation including the Paid Sick Days bill and legislation that removed tax loopholes for the super rich that successfully passed this legislative biennium. While serving, Weed earned a 100% voting record on labor and environmental issues and belonged to the Workers Caucus, Women’s Caucus and Climate Caucus.

Weed and her husband, James, have three children who live and work in Enosburg, as well as three grandchildren. The Weed family has lived in Enosburg for almost 100 years; Cindy Weed for nearly 45 years. Cindy Weed is a self-employed business owner and woodworker and public relations specialist. She served on the Enosburg school board for seven years, the Opera House board for four, and is currently serving on the Northern Tier Centers for Health (NOTCH) board of directors and the PBS Community Council. She is also a member of the Missisquoi River Band.

For more information contact Weed at 933-2545, cindyweed@hotmail.com or on Facebook/Weed in the House.