Vermont took title to land for highways and railroads with court review and fair payment. It took more than the market value of thousands of Vermonters’ guns with zero court review while imposing fees and paying nothing in compensation. It took sickly Vermont pot smokers’ right to ever purchase a gun again, without paying a cent or even enduring the discomfort of providing an explanation.
The Vermont Senate voted Thursday to override Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of a bill that would enact stricter regulation of toxic substances. The bill will now return to the House, where it originally passed on a vote of 96-42.
More than 100 suspected members of MS-13 and other gangs were released last year by sanctuary jurisdictions even though federal authorities had formally requested that they be held, according to newly released data from the Department of Homeland Security.
A mother has taken her four-year-old daughter out of a Massachusetts preschool after the school told her she could not say the term “best friend,” according to a Thursday report.
The California professor who said she was “happy the witch” former first lady Barbara Bush “is dead” has her school scrambling to keep its donors, according to a Friday report.
In recent weeks, the House Government Operations Committee has been evaluating a measure that would set up a five-member panel to look for “systemic racism” and racial disparities in state government. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
Salaries at Culture Made Vermont will range from about $40,000 to $168,750, according to the grant application. About 51 percent of the positions will be made available to households with low to moderate incomes.
“The government should not be entangled with Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry,” Burke said. “Taxpayers should not be forced to fund abortion. In order to provide women with quality health care, public funding should be directed to qualified health care centers instead.”
Lawmakers are considering whether to override Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of a bill that would have provided for stricter regulation of toxic substances.
“Those in positions of high authority should be treated the same as every other American” and because of that the members want to be sure that any “potential violations of law” be “vetted appropriately,” the group of Republican lawmakers wrote.
While I agree that non-residents voting in Vermont elections would dilute the votes of Vermonters, I could not disagree more with Ms. Bucknam’s premise that my office provided guidance to allow or encourage this activity.