Most schools require teachers and staffers to go through a rigorous training program before they may carry a concealed weapon in the classroom. But how do these training programs actually work, and what type of qualifications do they entail?
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview Sharon Academy Head of School Michael Livingston to discuss some of the challenges facing Vermont’s independent schools.
By a 4-1 vote, the Senate Committee on Economic Development on Monday approved a paid family leave bill that would offer employees up to 12 weeks of leave with 70 percent of wages covered. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
In recent weeks, the House Government Operations Committee has been evaluating a measure that would set up a five-member panel to look for “systemic racism” and racial disparities in state government. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
Earlier this month, the Senate Committee on Government Operations reviewed H.910, an act relating to the Open Meeting Law and the Public Records Act. What constitutes an open meeting? What doesn’t? How might that change? Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
A North Carolina man who became an internet sensation by speaking at a city council meeting in support of gun rights says he was standing up for freedoms that the nation’s Founders died to give all Americans.
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spared over political bias and censorship during the Senate’s hearing Tuesday.
In back-to-back weekend rallies, Vermonters saw Second Amendment advocates defend constitutional liberty and hand out gun magazines, and they watched protesters at March for Our Lives demand gun control. TNR was there to capture the action on video.
Last week, the House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs took testimony on S.40, a bill that would give Vermont a $15 minimum wage by 2024. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview Tom Pelham about his career before joining the board, as well as what is being done to fix the ever-increasing cost of health care.
Gov. Phil Scott is on the verge of capitulating to the gun control lobby and changing Vermont’s longstanding tradition of safe gun freedom. But leaders in other states are standing up for America’s constitutional rights and rejecting solutions that punish law abiding citizens and do little to protect kids from active shooters.