The bill is expected to be on the Senate floor next week. It would require approval by the governor for state and local police to participate in federal immigration raids and ban formation of registries based on religion.
The governor said he is confident the North American Free Trade Agreement would remain largely unchanged.
Rep. Bob Frenier, whose seat is at stake, said he would have preferred a roll call vote on the rules “so the people who voted for this could be interrogated at town meeting.”
State businesses sell $5 billion worth of goods in Quebec each year; the province is Vermont’s largest trading partner.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services demanded answers from the state about oversight of the Jay Peak projects.
The tallying would start Feb. 22. The proposed rules cover everything from how ballots will be picked up from the town offices to what to do in case of tampering.
The contest for the job of national chair has Howard Dean and others debating who can lead the party out of the wilderness.
The National Guard said its armory in West Virginia couldn’t be used for a political event. The senator implied it was an attempt to muzzle him.
At 23, Rep. Jay Hooper is the elder of two Randolph-area representatives elected last fall. He and Rep. Ben Jickling, 22, both of Brookfield, are eager to learn the ins and outs of Vermont Statehouse politics.
Sanders defended the Affordable Care Act, which Republicans seek to repeal, while arguing that single-payer would be even better. Neither he nor Cruz has ruled out a presidential run in 2020.
Chris Louras says the upcoming mayoral election on Town Meeting Day isn’t a referendum on refugee resettlement in the city, a proposal he strongly backs.
The actual counting of ballots in the first recount of a House race to be conducted by lawmakers since 1985 is likely still at least two weeks away.
Scott has presented no Plan B to fix the gap in the general fund and has told lawmakers that if they bring him a budget that increases taxes or fees, or cuts frontline workers, he will veto it.