Faced with strong opposition from sportsmen’s organizations and an Addison County newspaper, Gov. Phil Scott and the Vermont Legislature are looking for a way to keep the Salisbury Fish Hatchery open.
This week on PEGTV’s “Straight Talk” hosted by Don Chioffi, conservative radio talk show host Hal Shurtleff said Vermont’s property rights are under attack by local planning commissions.
The House Judiciary Committee on Friday approved Vermont’s controversial abortion bill, H.57, after a week of review.
Another round of House bills would allow crossbow hunting during bow season, make unsecured firearms a crime, and allow non-citizen voting in Montpelier city elections.
Two Boston residents who temporarily had been living in Swanton were indicted Monday by a federal grand jury on charges related to drug and firearm conspiracy.
Welch called the Green New Deal “a broad outline of ambitious goals” and said Congress over the next two years would be drafting legislation and conducting hearings to make progress toward those goals.
The Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions. Doubters need only look at Vermont, a climate change expert wrote in Forbes Magazine recently.
When someone calls another person a “racist,” as Sen. Bernie Sanders did of President Donald Trump on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is it considered defamatory speech?
Human Services approved H.57 Thursday with minor changes and Judiciary is taking testimony today and tomorrow.
New House legislation includes bills that would allow “transgender students” access to gender-separated school facilities, programs and activities, ban the use of “eminent domain” seizure of land for natural gas pipelines, and further decriminalize the use of mind-altering drugs.
Natural gas is the “cleanest” fossil fuel from a greenhouse gas perspective. Alternatives to home heat in Vermont include heating oil and split wood. Cleaner alternatives include passive solar, heat pumps and wood pellets.