The House Transportation Committee Thursday will consider a Senate bill to expand the annual registered vehicle inspection to include inspection of emissions or on-board diagnostic systems for all vehicles up to 10 years old.
Organized crime is exploiting a loophole in the Colorado medical marijuana law to establish more than 800 black market marijuana grows.
Tuesday afternoon state lawmakers gathered in the House Energy and Technology Committee to ask if President Donald Trump’s new executive order will pre-empt H.51 and other bills intended to stop new natural gas pipelines.
The professional press corps hasn’t informed Vermonters about the realities of the Colorado experiment with tax and regulate marijuana. However, they were able to report that a physician and former governor is happy to lend his name to the marijuana industry.
“Commercialization really changed the life and the atmosphere in the state, very quickly,” Troyer said. “We now have more stores selling marijuana than we have Starbucks and McDonalds combined.”
Vermont’s proposed amendment to enshrine abortion is set for a public hearing, while “Unplanned,” the surprising hit movie about former abortion clinic director Abby Johnson, will air at Bennington Cinemas this weekend.
“Legal” stores sell pot for morning sickness, store-bought pot is recalled for pesticides and mold, and highway deaths, electricity use, youth consumption and black market are all up.
New bills would require insurance coverage for transgender operations, “affirmative consent” for sex, licensing of building contractors and net-zero emissions of new buildings by 2022.
Judging by the flood of emails and Facebook comments, Pat Finnie is not the only reader who responded emphatically to the chair’s efforts to prohibit flag waving.
Rep. Grad reportedly told the shocked audience that the flags were “banners” and thus were unacceptable expressions of support for one side of the issue.
The Vermont House gave a long round of applause to families of Vermont military veterans who were victims of suicide, and to members of the military community who assist troubled veterans and their families.