The Federal Emergency Management Agency has given a preliminary estimate of $4.7 million in public infrastructure damage in the seven counties, but the tally still could grow.
Vermont Emergency Management has estimated repairs and damage will exceed $2 million.
Though Vermont’s marijuana legalization bill has drawn national attention, the political stakes for Scott on the issue are not that high, according to an analyst.
Lawmakers left Montpelier without reaching a resolution with the governor over his proposal to change teachers’ health care benefits negotiations. Lawmakers set aside time in late June to return to Montpelier for a special Legislative session.
The law will give women the same rights in the workplace as those with diabilities.
Gov. Phil Scott hopes to compete this weekend at Thunder Road, which was recently sold by Ken Squier and Tom Curley to Pat Malone and Chris Michaud.
Senate Republicans unanimously backed Gov. Scott, while House Republicans appear split on the immigration bill the governor is supporting.
A joint hearing of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees began taking testimony one day after Gov. Scott laid out the proposal. Some Republicans felt the measure was unnecessary.