Supporters of gun rights lobbied lawmaker at the Statehouse on Tuesday to oppose a bill requiring criminal background checks for all gun sales.
Senate Democrats introduced their much anticipated gun control bill Thursday afternoon (S.31). Senate President Pro Tem John Campbell is the lead sponsor of the bill. Gun control legislation has been met with stiff opposition in the past in the Vermont Legislature, and Gov. Peter Shumlin says he has no interest in supporting a background check […]
State Auditor Doug Hoffer hasn’t gotten a satisfactory explanation for two sparsely detailed invoices totaling $160,000 the state received, and paid out, to economist Johnathan Gruber, Hoffer said Friday. Gruber was hired by the state to model the impact of the governor’s shelved single payer proposal. He agreed to forgo $240,000 of his original contract, […]