With a warrant out for his arrest and a need to comply with a 2012 Illinois court order related to a DUI, Vermont state Rep. Chris Bates appears to be in bigger legal trouble than he has been willing to admit publicly.
Vermont implemented a 92% tax against e-cigarettes Monday in an effort to reduce the popularity of vaping and curb youth use.
While a new committee is being formed to review policies in response to accusations of police brutality, statistics from the Burlington Police Department show that very few police interactions involve a use of force, and only a handful of those require a review.
It seems like a well-intentioned, health-conscious plan: get more Vermonters out of their cars and onto bicycles and hoofing it. But how practical is the plan on a statewide level, and at what cost to taxpayers?
The chair of the Burlington Police Commission who will appoint two commissioners to a new committee on policing practices hasn’t ruled out any of the three African Americans put on the police commission earlier this week by city councilors.
A week after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals lifted a nationwide injunction preventing the Trump administration from withholding Title X funds from clinics that provide or counsel abortions, local pro-life and pro-abortion leaders are unsure whether Planned Parenthood’s clinics in Vermont might lose $800,000 in funding.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) will hold its first public hearings in Brandon today and in Newport tomorrow to discuss the rulemaking process for the state’s hemp program.
As accusations of police brutality continue to grip the city, one Progressive city councilor says existing police policy is mostly solid as is, but he still supports a review by a special committee.
The First Step Pregnancy Clinic, which offers pregnant women immediate help and choices for their babies other than abortion, will have its grand opening and open house Thursday evening.
On Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., introduced legislation to wipe out every dollar of student loan debt in the United States, eliminating it for roughly 45 million Americans.
The next Statehouse session is half a year away, but Vermonters who oppose a carbon tax staged a protest Sunday to tell lawmakers in advance they are ready to fight carbon tax legislation.