Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enforcement.
International climate activist Al Gore says Germany must further push its domestic energy markets to embrace green energy or risk getting “left behind,” Politico reports.
Last week at an electric car charging station in Burlington, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt, announced legislation to expand subsidies for the electric vehicle market. The federal program currently has a cap limiting the taxpayer dollars that may be used to incentivize EV purchases.
In this Statehouse Headliners, there’s no plan yet to recycle an estimated 35 million solar panels, and U.S. Rep. Peter Welch’s electric car rebate proposal could lower highway repair funding for Vermont highways.
A staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont says Gov. Phil Scott has missed the group’s deadline to reinstate members of the public who were blocked from his Facebook page and to stop selectively deleting comments from constituents.
Mrowicki, Jerome and Hashim will face off on Aug. 14 during the statewide primary, and then run unopposed in the Nov. 6 General Election. The district includes the towns of Westminster, Putney and Dummerston.
A proposed federal rule change that could cause Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to lose more than $700,000 in taxpayer money may benefit other health care centers throughout Vermont.
A twice-a-decade assessment by the Vermont Department of Health alleges that Vermonters’ access to quality health care varies according to race, LGBT status, ethnicity, gender, economic status and more.
One of the top Democratic candidates for governor this year won’t appear on the ballot when voters walk into booths for the primary this August — but he might just win anyway.
The historic Bennington battle flag, also known as the Bennington flag and the 76 flag, holds a pride of place to some this Independence Day, commemorating a history that gives Bennington a unique distinction in the United States.
In this Statehouse Headliners, who’s running for the Vermont Legislature this fall, July 1 brings good news and bad news for Vermont air pollution, new state rankings, and Vermont’s public employee unions take hit from U.S. Supreme Court. Also see Irving Berlin sing “God Bless America.”