2023 Vermont Legislative Guide
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As motel program winds down for unhoused Vermonters, state looks to out-of-state contractors for solution
The Agency of Human Services on Wednesday released a request for proposals for emergency shelter staffing and services, with the hope of providing up to 1,000 shelter beds statewide.
Phil Scott signs overdose prevention legislation into law
The bill contains more than a dozen measures to combat the state’s record opioid-related deaths and to support addiction treatment and recovery.
As 2,800 Vermonters prepare to lose their shelter, Democrats blame Phil Scott and plead for donations — to themselves
Anne Sosin, a public health researcher at Dartmouth College who lobbied lawmakers to extend the motel program, called it “obscene” that Democrats would fundraise “off the backs of the thousands of Vermonters they've just voted to un-shelter.”
House committee explores process for possible impeachment of Franklin County officials
Likely among the panel’s first tasks: hiring a special counsel to investigate Sheriff John Grismore and possibly the county’s state’s attorney, John Lavoie.