The Republican governor’s veto pen is not the only obstacle in the way of Vermont enacting the kind of leave policy that most advocates argue is necessary to make the benefit accessible to all.
Seven Chelsea residents filed to fill in for the remaining terms of the four missing seats after the majority of the Selectboard resigned last month.
He has helped pursue and bring to justice notorious dictators including Augusto Pinochet of Chile, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier of Haiti and Yahya Jammeh of Gambia.
The Democrat will represent Burlington’s East District following a special election on Tuesday. The election also marked the return of ranked choice voting in the city.
"This is not the way I wanted it to go at all,” the former staffer told VTDigger. “But I'm pretty disturbed by the fact that she's a champion for all these things and helping people but then she can't pay her campaign staff."
Rep. Michael Morgan, R-Milton, and Josie Leavitt won in Grand Isle-Chittenden, while Rep. Nelson Brownell won in Bennington-1.
“Brush that anxiety way,” I tell myself. “You must condemn antisemitism wherever and whenever it appears.”
A small but growing number of Republican-led states, including Vermont, are exploring or enacting opt-in paid leave plans as an alternative to the payroll-tax-funded mandatory plans now in place in 11 blue states across the country.
After debating the issue for most of the year, the council approved a map that lays out the configuration of the city’s wards. Voters would need to sign off on the plan on Town Meeting Day for it to take effect.
Mayor David Allaire, who battled cancer two years ago, is the second person to declare his candidacy to lead Vermont’s fifth-largest municipality.