With six Senate seats and at least 10 candidates running for office this election season, the Chittenden County races will be on everyone’s radar during the primaries and general election.
The Scott administration this week announced $4 million in state grants are going to be available for school safety measures such as advanced door locks and surveillance technology.
Home health care workers in Vermont could see more money in their paychecks due to a proposed federal rule change that would prevent unions from skimming funds from state-subsidized home health care workers’ pay.
In this Statehouse Headliners, pot dealers “give away” marijuana to skirt the law, the Trump tax cuts make average-pay Vermonters $96 richer per month, and the Vermont Climate Action Commission won’t urge a carbon tax.
If the state Senate race in Windsor County is an indication of things to come, gun rights and high taxes may be the pivot to get out the opposition vote for the Aug. 14 primary as well as the November election.
Vermont’s lieutenant governor and Senate majority leader appeared with environmentalists at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center on Saturday night to show support for getting youth involved in climate change politics.
The North Bennington Village Trustees are exploring using soil displaced from water line installation Route 67A to fill in and even out the terrain at Welling Field.
In a year in which Vermont lawmakers passed controversial new gun regulations, all eyes are now on the electorate — and the electorate’s eyes are on the new Gun Owners of Vermont scorecard, which ranks candidates based on their loyalty to the Second Amendment.
Remember back in January, when the Legislature was considering the bill that would become Act 86, Vermonters were assured that legal “recreational pot” would just be grown and smoked in people’s homes? Boy, were we ever naïve.
Kids rotated between supervised shooting stations with shotguns, pistols, and rifles, with older campers also shooting precision and specialty rifles, including .308 caliber rifles. Throughout the week, volunteers had taught the campers about gun safety.
Local environmental activist group Earth Matters says it is pursuing a ban of single-use plastic bags, water bottles and straws in Manchester.