Gov. Phil Scott and lawmakers reached agreement on a budget and teacher health care deal that makes good on the promise of fiscal restraint in Vermont.
Wind energy developer Avangrid Renewables has proposed sound level protocols for its Deerfield Wind Project in Bennington County, and as it’s written now, second-home owners would be excluded from being able to report noise violations.
Another Act 46 school merger vote has a local community on edge over the possibility of losing its school.
Rutland Mayor David Allaire is working to rebuild the city’s image around transparency and economic growth after winning an election widely regarded as a referendum on refugee resettlement.
Gov. Phil Scott on Wednesday signed S.8, a long-awaited ethics bill that creates an ethics commission and policies to deal with corruption and conflicts of interest in state government.
In a move that could keep pot smoking illegal in Vermont, House Republicans may choose not to suspend rules to bring a revised legalization bill back up for discussion next week at the Statehouse.
Pro-marijuana lawmakers have sent Gov. Phil Scott a revised legalization bill ahead of next week’s veto session, but police are warning that recreational pot will bring big problems to the Green Mountain State.
The Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules got an earful from both sides of the wind turbine noise debate at a public hearing Thursday at the Vermont Statehouse, and members postponed making any decision on new decibel rules related to Act 174, the renewable energy siting law passed in 2016.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott and several state lawmakers want Vermont to join the Paris climate treaty regardless of President Donald Trump’s rejection of the deal at the national level.