A lobbying effort against H.175, which would reform Vermont’s bottle law, has sparked confusion among lawmakers and constituents.
While CSWD accepted the facts that are laid out in the agreement, it was not required to admit that its actions were wrong or illegal.
Despite earlier fears, there were no reports of bands of thugs trying to harass people waiting to vote, or self-appointed ‘ballot security’ agents challenging the legitimacy of voters.
VPIRG Votes will recruit, endorse and canvass for candidates in the 2020 election.
After winter storms left some southern Vermont residents without access to 911 for days, the Public Utility Commission says the E911 board should be expanded to do more to raise awareness.
For Annette Smith of Danby, director of Vermonters for a Clean Environment, the issue most likely to garner her attention is any project that changes the landscape.
The commission said it didn’t follow the proper process when it ruled Scott had violated state ethics.
News Release — VPIRG June 21, 2019 “Today, Vermont Gov. Phil Scott signed into law the most significant set of policies in years to expand and improve broadband internet access throughout the state.” “By enacting this law, Vermont’s elected officials recognize that the large telecom providers are just never going to adequately provide universal service […]
News Release — Sunrise Burlington April 29, 2019 Contacts: Maggie Friel, Sunrise Movement Hub Coordinator, [email protected], 413-207-5403 Clarissa Sprague, Sunrise Movement Hub Co-Coordinator, [email protected] 541-525-3644 Emma Page, Sunrise Movement Hub Co-Coordinator, [email protected], 917-767-3250 BURLINGTON, VT: After a semester of organizing, Sunrise Movement Burlington held a town hall as part the national ‘Road to a Green […]
Lawmakers are considering stricter policies for reporting toxins in children’s products. But the state’s current database is difficult for the public to use.
VPIRG should not use our children to advance their message on carbon issues.
Key committee chairs say the five-member panel went beyond its legal authority and improperly injected politics into its ‘advisory opinion’ last year that the governor had violated state ethics.
Environmental advocates both inside and outside the Legislature are hoping the Democratic-Progressive majority can push forward on stalled measures.
News Release — VPIRG Nov. 26, 2018 Contact: Paul Burns 802-793-1985 (mobile) Vermont Leaders Urged to Act in the Face of the New National Climate Assessment Montpelier, VT – A major new scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Black Friday serves as a dire warning about the ways in which climate change threatens […]