In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Pravda says ‘da’ to solar and ‘nyet’ to Vermont Yankee, drug addicts are plaguing downtown areas, and senators weigh Act 250 and pot.
Immigrants fearing a U.S. immigration crackdown are seeking a new life in Canada, regional lumber mills are closing, and the next hearing on the Vermont Yankee decommissioning plan has been delayed until January.
The new Vermont Climate Action Commission must grow the economy, revenue for the 2017-18 state budget is short $29 million, and Gov. Phil Scott says he won’t support a marijuana legalization bill that doesn’t include a roadside test.
Another Vermont town gets an expensive solar bill, consumers may be the ones to drive CO2 reduction through electric vehicles, and Burlington Emergency Shelter founder Jon Svitavsky is set to challenge Bernie Sanders for U.S. Senate.
This week’s Statehouse Headliners lists crime and prison-related legislation in Vermont. It also looks at Vermont CO2 emissions and a letter to Bernie Sanders concerning freedom of religion.
This week’s Statehouse Headliners covers updates on marijuana legalization, the budget, turbine setback regulations, new acts and more.
Gov. Phil Scott might issue an executive order creating a marijuana legalization study commission if no new legalization bill emerges from this month’s special session of the Legislature.
The Legislature will return Wednesday and Thursday to pass the 2017-18 Budget and, perhaps, legalize marijuana in a big way.