In a 105-37 vote, the House passed the ‘Global Warming Solutions Act’, which would open the state up to lawsuits if it fails to meet strict emissions targets.
Ahead of floor debate Wednesday, lawmakers are pushing a litany of amendments that limit the abortion protections enshrined into Vermont law.
Some legislators have insisted on leveraging divestment as a political statement and, by doing so, threaten to violate the established definition of fiduciary responsibility.
Under the legislation, the attorney general’s office would require drug manufacturers “to provide justification for the increase in the price of the drug.”
Heath, a Westford Democrat who served 22 years in the House, including 10 as chair of the budget-writing committee, said it was time to move on to other things.