In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, members of Congress take Alzheimer’s meds, a Pulitzer Prize winner from Middlebury says no to Big Marijuana, and school taxes and electricity costs are set to rise.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, legalizing pot would increase electricity consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, the Vermont Medical Society resolution is a win for ethical opposition to assisted death, and sexual harassment troubles have appeared in the Vermont Statehouse.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Vermont’s law enforcement chief sees “more fatalities on the highways” if pot is legalized, the jobless rate holds under 3 percent for the 2nd straight month, and the press corps continues to get shuffled.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Gov. Jim Douglas and doctors oppose legal pot, Vermont has an estimated 1,680 full-time solar jobs, and the Vermont Medical Society refuses to call physician-assisted suicide “ethical.”
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, numbers don’t exist for tracking Vermont’s greenhouse gas reduction goals, more employed Vermonters means less dependency on public assistance, and the Vermont Medical Society is being pressured to say assisted suicide is ethical.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, many Vermonters once on welfare have found work, Gov. Phil Scott is listening on the carbon tax, and two agriculture commissions look at marijuana and dairy.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the Marijuana Advisory Commission report is due in December, Vermont is the only state with more poverty last year, and 42 lobbyists are working for carbon tax groups. Also, a proposed IRS standard deduction hike could cut VT tax revenue by $80 million.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Job Tate, former state lawmaker, describes Seabee duty in Africa. Also, Vermont is first in public health emergency preparation and Lake Carmi is covered with green slime.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the pot panel co-chair was an investor and board member for medical marijuana; assisted suicide is ruled unconstitutional by the New York Supreme Court, and the newly appointed representative in Milton begins working with Vermont Minority Leader Don Turner.