Things are quickly ending up on the cutting room floor as lawmakers hustle to adjourn.
Last fall, Vermont school staff asked lawmakers to hold off on passing new education laws in the upcoming legislative session. But roughly seven months later, as the legislative session nears its end, lawmakers’ plates have been full when it comes to education bills.
The Democratic gubernatorial candidate promised to 'stand by Bennington' and said she would sign a bill holding companies accountable for health issues of residents caused by chemicals released.
The Vermont Department of Health should commission a serious study of the health impact of PFOA in Bennington, which needs to focus on health trends among the population exposed to PFOA.
Scott’s rejection of these bills begs the question of what steps, if any, he would take to protect Vermonters who are the innocent victims of toxic pollution.
What will it take to help you see that Vermont is also not immune to environmental catastrophes, global warming, and the high costs of pollution?
The governor says holding companies liable for medical monitoring would harm the state's 'fragile economy.' Legislative votes lacking for override.
The governor delivered promised vetoes of bills that raise the minimum wage and establish paid family leave, as well as two other measures.
A number of progressive priorities are among more than three dozen bills delivered to the governor on Thursday.
The two senators who drafted the measure say companies responsible for toxic pollution should be footing that bill instead of taxpayers.
Our elected officials should be making it easier for our business support network to grow and attract businesses that create jobs.
On this week's podcast, Sen. Brian Campion talks about next steps for the toxic chemical regulations Gov. Scott has already vowed to oppose.
The Senate Appropriations Committee approved the funding for the further extension of public water lines to Bennington residents whose wells were found to be contaminated with the toxic pollutant and known carcinogen perfluorooctanoic acid, or PFOA.
Bill is a matter of justice for Vermonters who otherwise would be unable to afford protracted legal battles, Ken Rumelt, a professor at Vermont Law School, told lawmakers.