The governor said he did not believe the legislation clarified public records law and expressed concern over continuing to raise the age by which young adults receive protections meant for juveniles.
Vermont will no longer require people to wear a mask in distanced outdoor settings — whether they’re vaccinated or not.
Michael Schirling used the word, which has both sexist and racist connotations, to characterize a back and forth with Rep. Tanya Vyhovsky, P/D-Essex Town, during a discussion about police use of force Thursday.
For the first time, the Vermont Department of Public Safety provides some insight into misconduct complaints over six months.
Local residents have criticized state officials for their lack of response to activities at the firearms training facility in West Pawlet.
The trooper had been suspended without pay, a move that had drawn both praise and condemnation last week.
The surge medical site at the Champlain Valley Expo was taken down after the pandemic eased in the spring. In a matter of days, it will be rebuilt — though it’s still only a precautionary measure, say state officials.
Neighbors say they feel unheard. Vermont officials say they’re following protocol. What is the state’s role?
The legislation also includes a moratorium on the use of facial recognition technology by police.
The storm was expected to arrive late Tuesday afternoon and exit the state around midnight.
Camp officials are working with the state to find arrangements for 50 to 100 campers.
The upper chamber unanimously passed two law enforcement reform bills while the House took testimony. Some activists want lawmakers to slow down.
The policing reform bill, S.219, is currently being considered in the Senate Judiciary Committee, where a vote is expected to take place Friday.
A bill that would raise the standard for the use of deadly force by law enforcement in the state hasn’t moved beyond a hearing this session. Supporters of the legislation say now is the time to advance it.