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True North Reports: Chittenden House candidate talks public disconnect with Montpelier, BLM and more

Tom Licata, a 26-year Burlington resident and independent candidate for the Chittenden 6-5  House district, appeared on WVMT’s Marcus & Kurt Morning Drive program Tuesday and weighed in on Black Lives Matter and also the disconnect between public perception and what happens in Montpelier.

On the show, Licata, who has worked with IBM, Virginia Electric & Power, and McDonald Associates, said the culture in Montpelier is driven by ideologies.

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Licata Announces for the House

An open letter to the Burlington community:

My name is Tom Licata and I’m writing today - as an Independent candidate - to ask for your vote in the upcoming election for the Vermont State House of Representatives for Burlington’s Chittenden County 6-5 district, previously held by (the retirements of) Joey Donovan and Mary Sullivan.

I confess that six months ago I had no intention of running for elected office. It was the furthest thing from my mind. However, the Coronavirus emergency and the damage caused by the ensuing economic shutdown changed my thinking, just as it changed a lot of things for all of us.

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