We need to have a Legislature that makes its primary concern building our economy and making it easier to create jobs.
Despite repeated requests, Sen. Norm McAllister refuses to resign.
Group looking at ways to make state government more efficient is told that technology can help but at a high price.
Under the proposal, low- and middle-income people would get most of the revenues back in tax cuts and a reduction in the sales tax. Economist Dick Heaps says a carbon tax is preferable to a ban on carbon emissions.
Gov. Peter Shumlin appointed Theresa Wood, a former deputy commissioner of the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, to represent the Washington-Chittenden district. Wood, 57, will take the place of Rebecca Ellis who left the House to work for the Shumlin administration as senior counsel for government affairs at the Agency of Natural Resources. […]
News Release — House Speaker Shap Smith and Senate President John Campbell October 15, 2015 Contact: Dylan Giambatista (802) 828-2245 Erika Wolffing (802) 828-3806 Montpelier, Vt. – House Speaker Shap Smith and Senate President Pro Tempore John Campbell today announced the first ever “Legithon,” an intensive policy collaboration conference that will bring together Vermont students, […]
To give us “little guys” a fair shot at financial security, over the last few years, Democrats in the Legislature started leveling the playing field.
As electioneering is already filling the media landscape, your part-time citizen Legislature is busy preparing to govern.
News Release — Vermont Law School Oct. 1, 2015 Contact: Maryellen Apelquist, Director of Communications, Vermont Law School office: 802-831-1228, cell: 802-299-5593, [email protected] General Assembly, Vermont Law School, Gruter Institute, Kauffman Foundation present hands-on weekend for legal innovation in support of economic development SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., Oct. 1, 2015––Vermont Law School, in partnership with the […]
The views of Sen. Rand Paul clearly reverse the progress made and would set Vermont and our country back by decades.
Advocacy group says Legislature moved too hastily. The law unfairly caps spending and will end up increasing property taxes for some school districts, according to Tom Pelham, a co-founder of the Campaign for Vermont.
What are the realities of these goals for my constituents and future Vermonters?
“Our tax dollars should, as much as possible, support Vermonters and the colleges that do the most to attract and educate them,” said Sen. Anthony Pollina, who plans to introduce legislation in the next session.
The new state law aimed at restructuring school districts into larger, more cost-effective systems, offers tax incentives for quick implementation.