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.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the Vermont House Education Committee backs Black Lives Matter flag-raising at Montpelier High School, Lt. Gov. Zuckerman would consider pot farming, and new prostitution bill targets Rutland City.
Personal cultivation and possession of marijuana will be legal July 1 in Vermont. Gov. Phil Scott signed H.511 into law Jan. 22, and already pro-legalization forces want to legalize industrial cultivation and commercial sale in 2019.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the Trump tax cut rebate has extended to customers of Vermont Gas and VELCO, the Vermont Senate will push for commercial pot next year, and ICE detains 14 immigrants in Colchester.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, the Trump tax cut has led to a Green Mountain Power rebate for customers, and the $15 minimum wage is headed to committee.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, Gov. Scott must decide if legal pot will impede law enforcement, New England keeps lights on with oil during cold snap, and the assisted-suicide death toll in Vermont reaches 52.
The Vermont House delays its pot legalization vote to Thursday, and marijuana-related arrests of African-Americans triple in weed-legal Washington, D.C.
In this week’s Statehouse Headliners, lawmakers will consider a marijuana veto override on first day back, drug recognition evaluation is not seen as ‘silver bullet’ to stop drug-impaired driving, and new bills include antlerless deer kill and ‘protecting’ abortion from Trump court.