This week’s hearings mark the Legislature’s first major deliberations over abortion-related policy since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned landmark Roe v. Wade case precedent last summer, eliminating the federal right to an abortion.
The Phil Scott administration is proposing a sale of the Zampieri office building in Burlington, calling it “underutilized.” But an official from the state employees’ union said that news “came as a surprise.”
At a soiree at Caledonia Spirits, guests were offered “a great opportunity to casually connect” with Vermont state senators, for the modest price of $50 to $1,000.
Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Baruth, D/P-Chittenden, said that as of Thursday, in most Senate meeting rooms, the capacity limits imposed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic have been increased by 50% or more.
Will Anderson beat FaRied Munarsyah in a virtual caucus on Thursday night. Anderson will face Democrat incumbent Joan Shannon in one of five City Council races on Town Meeting Day.
Donnally said in October that serving in the Legislature has been “brutally difficult” for her financially and personally, particularly as a queer person.
Gregory Sheldon, whose first day as chief will be Feb. 6, has spent more than 21 years with the Rutland City Police Department.
Vermont’s first-term senator will serve on multiple high-profile committees, while its first-term representative has secured her “dream” seat.
In exquisite emails, Capitol Police Chief Matthew Romei warns lawmakers and staffers of incoming severe weather.
Brandt, a Democrat, won the East District seat in a special election in December. Burlington Democrats said Tim Doherty will run for the spot on Town Meeting Day.