Floor work begins in earnest in the Vermont House of Representatives this week with microbeads and the budget adjustment act. The Gun Owners of Vermont will be at the Statehouse to push back on a Senate proposal to require background checks for all gun purchases.
The Vermont State Police arrested 29 people who occupied the House chamber after Gov. Peter Shumlin’s inauguration on Jan. 8. Protesters chanted, sang and unfurled banners protesting Shumlin’s decision to scrap his single payer health care initiative. Later, a group of them sat on the floor of the House and refused to leave. The demonstrators […]
The Vermont Workers’ Center and Rising Tide Vermont are planning to draw hundreds of pro single payer and anti gas pipeline activists to the Vermont Statehouse today. The Workers’ Center recently held a civil disobedience training in anticipation of the event. In a Facebook post, the center told supporters that they are ready for a […]