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.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Gov. Scott’s pot study deadline is up in the air, Vermont makes millions on regional carbon “cap and trade,” and a proposed underwater transmission line project may pay for the Lake Champlain cleanup.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, a legal pot law would invite a RICO challenge, solar net-metering shares blame for a proposed GMP rate hike, and tuberculosis and unemployment are down in Vermont.
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.