Gov. Phil Scott wants to reshape how teacher healthcare contracts are negotiated, having them done at the state level rather than the supervisory union level. He says this initiative could save the state $26 million.
H.170, legalizing cultivation and possession of marijuana for ages 21 and over, was narrowly approved 5-4 by the House Human Services (HS) Committee Friday afternoon April 28 and goes to the House floor next week.
An act relating to identification of gender-free restrooms in public buildings and places of public accommodation passed by a 123-7 vote in the Vermont House.
The day before Good Friday, Rep. Vickie Strong promoted faith-based efforts to fight opioid addiction at a Statehouse news conference on Vermont Opioid Overdose Awareness Day.
The Governor built his budget – which prioritizes pro-growth policies and does not raise any taxes or fees — and directed his entire team to evaluate every government program, process and service to ensure they align with those goals. If they don’t, they will be reformed or perhaps eliminated.
New proposals attempt to deceive Vermonters in a non-election year Berlin, VT – In response to new legislation proposed in the Vermont House of Representatives to create a carbon tax, Jeff Bartley, Executive Director of the Vermont Republican Party issued the following statement: “The Democrats and Progressives just won’t rest until they’ve they’ve exhausted every…