Matt Trieber

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Matt Trieber
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Vermont House Of Representatives, Windham 3
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 7, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$604.79/week
Per diem$162/day (non-commuter)
$61/day (commuter)
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 2011
Appointed byGov. Peter Shumlin
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionEnvironmental consultant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matt Treiber is a Democratic member of the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Windham-3. He was first appointed to the chamber in January 2011. He previously represented Windham-4 from January 2011 to 2013. Trieber was first appointed by Governor Peter Shumlin to replace Michael Obuchowski, who stepped down to become Vermont’s Commissioner of Buildings and General Services. [1]

Biography

Trieber was previously a Selectboard member from Rockingham. He currently works as an environmental consultant with Atkinson Street Environmental in Bellows Falls, Vermont.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Trieber served on the following committees:

Vermont Committee Assignments, 2013
Human Services

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Trieber's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Business Development
Excerpt: "Business Development is key to the growth and future of the district, I have first-hand experience with the concerns of the small business owner. As a member of the Rockingham Selectboard, I have seen the issues that our selectboards face in trying to maintain our local businesses while incentivizing new ventures. The state needs to be a partner in this process."
  • Health Care
Excerpt: "Single Payer Health Care is not just a compassionate law that will help thousands of Vermonters avoid desperate financial situations due to rising health care costs, but it will also help the state on an economic level as we look for ways to attract businesses to our area. Being in proximity to New Hampshire, Vermont must look for ways to stand out from our neighbor."
  • State Budgets
Excerpt: "The Vermont state government has a fiduciary duty to live within its budget, just as its citizens do. While in the state house, I worked to pass responsible budgets created without broad-based tax increases. Serving on the house committee on human services, I fought to meet the needs of Vermont’s most vulnerable while eliminating waste."
  • Privacy Rights of Vermonters
Excerpt: "Vermonters cherish their right to privacy, and both our Federal and State constitutions contain provisions that guarantee the right to privacy for our citizens. But the right to privacy is always in need of a staunch defender, as this past session has proven."
  • Your issues
Excerpt: "The issues that are of the most importance to me are the ones that are brought to me by my constituents. I have enjoyed meeting many of you, hearing your concerns, and bringing them back to Montpelier to fight for you. I look forward to the opportunity to continue to work for you in Montpelier."

Elections

2012

See also: Vermont House of Representatives elections, 2012

Trieber won re-election in the 2012 election for Vermont House of Representatives Windham 3. Trieber advanced past the August 28 Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Vermont House of Representatives, Windham 3 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCarolyn Partridge Incumbent 36.6% 749
Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Trieber Incumbent 35.8% 733
Christopher Moore 27.5% 563
Total Votes 2,045

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2012

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