In this Statehouse Headliners, the governor pledges to veto a minimum wage hike, the House approves lawyers to help immigrants in federal courts, the carbon tax is being called ‘market decarbonization,’ and a prostitution bill dies in committee.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, pot smoking leads to more opioid abuse, lawmakers weigh having Vermont public defenders advise immigrants in federal court and a bill would make felony heroin and coke possession a misdemeanor.
In this Statehouse Headliners, David Blittersdorf says he’s done with wind energy in Vermont, a video games and school shootings connection study has been recommended, and a bill would require Medicaid to fully reimburse long-acting contraception.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, towns can’t “just say no” to pot dispensaries, the Scott administration opposes carbon tax money in the budget, a Mormon-founded super-community gets vote of no confidence, and other states say no to physician-prescribed death.
In this Statehouse Headliners, medical pot for every disease clears Vermont Senate, fossil fuel divestment is back, Homeless Bill of Rights still alive, and proposed racism panel may have skin color quota.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Vermont Yankee settlement gets near-unanimous approval, an environmental group calls state carbon policies ineffective and costly, and solar jobs decline 13 percent due to tariffs.
In this Statehouse Headliners, scores of bills addressing issues from drones and marijuana odor to carbon taxation and the statewide voter checklist survived the March 2 crossover deadline and remain under consideration for approval this year by the Vermont Legislature.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the Senate expands medical marijuana to treat any condition, a Vermont Yankee settlement paves way for approval, the recent deep cold reaches deep into ratepayers’ pockets, and a proposed “homeless bill of rights” is being questioned by cities and towns.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, a ban on coyote-hunting competitions passed the Vermont House, Gov. Phil Scott gets into gun control talks, and a pricey carbon tax study advances.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, pot legalization may mean more suicide and traffic deaths, a carbon tax would benefit Chittenden County at others’ expense, and all 30 senators sponsor Vermont Equal Rights Amendment.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, employees for at least 15 Vermont companies will receive more pay, bonuses or retirement money due to corporate tax savings from the recent federal reform. Also, the carbon tax bill has winners and losers.