Last week the House Education Committee heard its share of concerns about the logistical and economic challenges of reworking funding formulas for special education, and this week the Senate Education Committee got its own testimony of similar flavor.
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.
Members of Vermont Right to Life are speaking out against a policy shift at UVM Medical Center that now allows elective abortions, even up till the end of a woman’s pregnancy.
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.
Lawmakers are considering whether to override Gov. Phil Scott’s veto of a bill that would have provided for stricter regulation of toxic substances.
The Vermont Senate on Tuesday voted to amend a bill which will create a summer study committee to examine potential penalties for not purchasing health insurance in Vermont.
A member of the Board of Civil Authority for the town of Victory says the Secretary of State’s office has not taken responsibility for the town’s election woes, even after a Vermont Superior Court judge ruled that the voter checklist contained unqualified voters and non-residents who voted in recent elections.
Gov. Phil Scott has vetoed a bill that would have provided for stricter regulation of toxic substances, legislation that was prompted by the discovery of PFOA in groundwater in the region.
Many Republican Vermonters are reacting strongly to Gov. Phil Scott’s decision to sign three gun-control bills into law, and some say his flip-flop will have serious consequences come election time.
According to testimony from both the public and independent education sectors to members of the House Education Committee, proposals to increase special education requirements for independent schools will ultimately hit taxpayers.
“We have a president that’s putting us all in danger. So what I want to say is be active, be involved. Democracy is under fire. Fake news, woo hoo. Let’s all be on it. As a person who went to school for journalism, I think that is one of the biggest problems we face.”