After weeks of testimony and revisions, bill is ready for final vote. Sen. Anthony Pollina, who voted against it, predicts more mentally ill patients will be medicated against their will.
Legislative preview: Business and finance issues this session include teacher pension reform, changes to current use and tax exemptions
Common sense says healthy workers are good for business.
The Senate Democrats are holding a caucus on Saturday to select a new majority leader and assistant majority leader. Senate President Pro Tem John Campbell, D-Quechee, was reinstated as the caucus top pick last month after a runoff with Sen. Ann Cummings, D-Montpelier. Sen. Philip Baruth, D-Burlington, is running for the second-in-command slot. Earlier this week, Sen. […]
Campbell says he’s learned from his rookie mistakes; With three contenders for pro tem, Senate caucus will likely be rocky
But, while much of the focus has been on the $700,000 or more the right-wing Vermonters First is spending on statewide races, it is even more important to realize they are reaching into local campaigns that have so far been free of this kind of deceptive politics.