With lawmakers advancing bills that would increase the minimum wage and require additional employee perks, one representative is putting forth an initiative to help businesses meet these demands.
More than a hundred students and education activists crowded into the Statehouse and Plaza Hotel on Wednesday to advocate for increasing school choice throughout Vermont.
Sen. Bernie Sanders pledged to offset carbon emissions from his 2020 presidential campaign travel by donating contributions to renewable energy projects.
The editorial followed last week’s decision by the state of Connecticut to keep open the Millstone nuclear power facility to prevent further regional losses in greenhouse gas-free electricity generation.
The new health care mandate bill working its way through the Legislature would prevent association health plans and health care sharing ministries from counting as adequate health insurance.
Health-sharing is exempted from the “Obamacare” federal individual mandate to have health insurance. H.524 would eliminate that exemption.
Vermonters may wonder why there is a continual struggle to fund state initiatives, and why raising taxes is often discussed. One cause of this complex problem is the state’s unfunded pension liabilities for the state employees’ and teachers’ retirement systems.
This week Vermont House committees will review bills passed by the Senate and look at new House bills whose sponsors have been waiting patiently for a few minutes of the committee of jurisdiction’s time.
The first person charged under Vermont’s new law banning high-capacity magazines has asked the state to dismiss the charges under the claim that the ban is unconstitutional.
Tax and regulation of cultivation and retail sale of marijuana, S.54, is scheduled to be reviewed by the House Government Operations Committee at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Multiple anti-carbon tax groups are partnering in an effort to boycott Vermont companies whose CEOs are supporting a carbon tax in the Green Mountain State.