If eradicating economic equality is made a constitutional responsibility of state government, good or bad, for better or worse, they’ll be harder to stop.
According to a new report from Vermonters for a Clean Environment, Lowell still endures constant blinking lights from ridgeline wind, and nearby homes are selling for less than expected.
S.54 would impose a 16 percent excise tax on retail sales. Sales of marijuana for resale would be exempt. Also, municipalities could enact a two percent “local option” tax on retail sales. There would be no other sales tax.
Three Progressive-sponsored bills taking a hard line against carbon and climate change have been introduced into the Vermont House of Representatives this week.
Prop 5 opponents may claim this proposed amendment does create and perpetuate the worst kind of legal inferiority — by in effect defining the viable fetus a non-person whose life may be ended without legal recourse.
The House Committee on Health Care appears to be leaning toward imposing a financial penalty on Vermonters who do not purchase health insurance.
New bills filed in the House would fund electric cars with a 5-cent gas tax, prohibit distracted driving, exempt new Vermonters from auto sales taxes, eliminate annual vehicle inspection, and more.
A bill lurking quietly in the Vermont House of Representatives would let “transgender” students choose opposite-sex programs, activities and facilities regardless of their own biological sex.
The Vermont House of Representatives on Wednesday voted in favor of an unrestricted right to exterminate pregnancies through all nine months of a baby’s development.
In this Statehouse Headliners, new House bills would expunge criminal records for marijuana and hashish possession, decriminalize possession of up to two ounces of pot, and legalize “safe spots” for drug use.
Vermont can expect to see gun control bills become law for the second straight year unless pro-gun groups can sway the new liberal supermajority in the Statehouse.