The improved structural integrity of this budget calls for much celebration. However, we should not forget that a one-year budget cannot and will not fix the overspending trend that has plagued Vermont for the past several years
The fiscal plan does not raise any new taxes or fees. Democrats said it was crafted with expected federal cuts in mind, while Republicans credited the governor’s leadership.
House lawmakers missed the deadline for a bill that would legalize pot possession. Now the future of the legislation is unclear.
Senate Republicans unanimously backed Gov. Scott, while House Republicans appear split on the immigration bill the governor is supporting.
Rep. Don Turner refuses to join tri-partisan leaders standing together to make it clear that Vermont will not allow our law enforcement officers to enforce Trump’s immigration policies.
If legislators are serious about turning Vermont’s poor economic outlook around, then we must be open to making difficult but necessary choices together.
Town clerks group says legislative recount will ‘cast doubt on the integrity of elections in the future.”
Leaders say they’ll pursue reduction of phosphorus pollution in Lake Champlain even though the state doesn’t know how much the Trump administration may help.
Legislative preview: Rural development initiatives, independent contractor bill top economic development list
Lawmakers will also consider legislation that would require all businesses to provide 12 weeks of paid parental leave and short-term disability coverage to employees.
The Alburgh Fire Department owes $3,000, but in the most recent fiscal year when data is available, took a $77,000 loss.
Because senators confirm judicial appointees, Minority Leader Joe Benning says he has more standing to intercede in the naming of a new Supreme Court justice.
House Minority Leader Don Turner’s filing questions whether there is a vacancy on the court to be filled, given that Justice John Dooley plans to serve through March.
Republicans, emboldened by Republican Phil Scott’s easy victory to the office of governor, are hoping for a Myers victory.
News Release — Rep. Don Turner October 26, 2016 Contact: Rep. Don Turner 802-373-5960 Milton, Vt. – On Wednesday, the Green Mountain Care Board (GMCB) voted to approve the experimental all-payer waiver agreement. Gov. Shumlin will sign the All-Payer Model (APM) into law on Thursday, once again overhauling the state’s healthcare system. Expressing a lack […]