A legislative committee grapples with what went wrong and how to move forward after two Northeast Kingdom developers are accused of fraud.
The House Committee on Commerce has worked for two years to find the balance between people who really are independent businesses and those who really are employees.
Newly unified districts could increase their spending “tremendously” the first year, said Brad James, finance manager for the Education Agency, and hand most of the bill to “everybody else in the state.”
A procedural move means that H.867 will head straight to the House floor for debate — avoiding the typical lawmaking process and sidestepping the power of the House speaker to delay it further.
The move comes as the pot bill, S.241, has stalled in a House committee. But the speaker says the reception won’t be any warmer this time.
The recent commentary in VTDigger regarding Act 46 and its supposed restriction on tuitioning towns is a shameful and disingenuous representation of the law enacted in 2015.
There is near unanimity among economists that carbon taxing is the optimal way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
To delay cannabis legalization any longer is just plain foolish.
The bill that aims to give towns and regions greater say over where renewable energy projects are built passed the House uneventfully Wednesday afternoon. It had been given preliminary approval Tuesday. Senators and representatives are likely to seek to reconcile differences between their versions of the bill in the coming days, said Sen. Chris Bray, […]
Rep. Alison Clarkson, D-Woodstock, says she will run for a Senate seat in Windsor County to replace Senate President Pro Tempore John Campbell, who isn’t seeking re-election to the Legislature. “I have loved serving Plymouth, Reading and Woodstock in the Vermont House of Representatives,” Clarkson said in an announcement Monday. “With my 12 years of […]
Under the legislation, the attorney general’s office would require drug manufacturers “to provide justification for the increase in the price of the drug.”
An amendment that would have delayed the privatization of a branch of the Agency of Administration was narrowly defeated. Sen. Anthony Pollina called a previous attempt to privatize the division “a disaster.”
Rep. Donna Sweaney said her Government Operations Committee has a full plate this week and probably wouldn’t be able to do the bill justice. Next week the House will be on the floor every day trying to wrap up business.