News Release — Vermont Legislature September 18, 2017 Contact: Agatha Kessler Phone: (802) 828-2231 Fax: (802) 828-2424 E-mail: [email protected] The Senate Committee on Agriculture is holding meetings this fall to gather from the public recommendations for improving the rural economy of the State. Specifically, the Committee on Agriculture requests suggested ways or actions to encourage […]
The rare bipartisan agreement on three major initiatives may eliminate the need for a special state legislative session in October.
Vermont Republicans actually believe that if working Vermonters are not succeeding, in most cases it’s because Vermont’s very liberal government has planted a regulatory stranglehold on the economy and dug deep into everyone’s wallets with too many taxes.
Officials involved with the projects from across the state said the tax incentives made millions more in private investment possible and that the projects may not have been done otherwise.
We need more federal funding to solve public health issues — including the substance abuse crisis in our state — not less.
School districts will see a decrease of as much as $816,000 in their support from the state education fund under a teacher health care deal between Gov. Phil Scott and lawmakers.
Measuring the economic impact of clean water is a newly evolving science.
At its first meeting the advisory board discussed ways to improve police traffic stop data collection, including tracking new categories of information.
One speaker invoked Ronald Reagan to argue for using taxation to discourage the production of carbon dioxide pollution.
Citing their isolation, school officials in the mountain town want to link their district with two recently formed school districts under a “2x2x1” option the Legislature created this year.
The dams have been built for a variety of reasons, but few of them are serving an ongoing purpose, river steward Ron Rhodes said.
The limitations of the oversight committee’s role were central to its debate over the controversial proposal.
News Release — Windham County Legislative Delegation Aug. 18, 2017 Contact: Mollie Burke [email protected] STATEMENT FROM WINDHAM COUNTY DELEGATION IN RESPONSE TO THE EVENTS IN CHARLOTTESVILLE, AND THE INCREASINGLY DANGEROUS CLIMATE WHICH HAS EMBOLDENED WHITE NATIONALISTS. We the members of the Windham County Legislative Delegation of Vermont decry the hatred and violence that happened in […]
Vermont has more than 1,000 dams with hundreds serving no useful purpose.