They have formed a committee to look for ways to reduce confusion, boost compliance and suggest any needed changes to laws and rules. The goal is “not to replace Citizens United but to coexist with it.”
School district mergers are moving forward at a brisk pace under the law, but the new chair of the Senate Education Committee says school mergers won’t follow unless that’s what local voters want.
A Waterbury man who police said stopped the flow of traffic on Interstate 89 on Saturday is facing a charge of disorderly conduct. Vermont State Police said William Minter, the brother of Democratic Party candidate for governor Sue Minter, parked his car on the side of the interstate in Montpelier in an attempt to get […]
Author and attorney Michael Palmer testified that an ethics commission and codes of conduct could prevent hundreds of millions in losses for the state of Vermont.
Sarah George, a deputy state’s attorney since 2011, will take over for TJ Donovan, who was elected attorney general in November.
He warned lawmakers and the governor about the possible conversion of Medicaid funding to block grants and said that could devastate community hospitals.
The Senate president said it made more sense to set up a smaller system than what Secretary of State Jim Condos proposed, then expand its scope if needed.
The procedure involved drilling a hole in Pollina’s skull to reduce the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.
The secretary of state said the Senate’s measure was so inadequate and underfunded that it was not worth passing.
Despite unprecedented allegations of criminal and ethical behavior that surfaced last year, lawmakers were unable to reach agreement on forming an ethics commission.
Expanding background checks for gun sales isn’t one of those areas, he says, unless it turns out to have majority support, particularly in committee.
The governor declared March 7 to be Bill Doyle Town Meeting Day in honor of the state’s longest-serving legislator. But Doyle says the 2016 election he lost might not be his last.
Joe Benning yielded the post to Dustin Degree, citing the suspension of Sen. Norm McAllister a year ago as one source of disagreement within the seven-person caucus.