Thursday’s vote tops Vermonters off for another two years of to-go bevs, but the bill is still far from bottomless. It will require reauthorization once again come 2025.
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Senate approves changes in state cannabis regulations
Among other steps, the bill would exempt all outdoor cannabis growers from local zoning and nuisance regulations, bringing them more in line with other farmers.
Vermont Senate committees get 3 new chairs
Sens. Kesha Ram Hinsdale, Ruth Hardy and Russ Ingalls were named chairs of standing committees in the upper chamber on Thursday.
Windham Senate race has 2 seats, 6 candidates and surprisingly little spark
This year is the first in two decades when both of the county posts are open. But the public isn’t necessarily interested, based on low turnout at several forums.
Windham County Senate field rises to 6 candidates with party switch
The unofficial top Republican vote-getter in last week’s primary, disavowed by Vermont GOP leaders for displaying fascist and alt-right symbols, will run as an independent.
Republican field in Windham County Senate race remains unclear
Mark Coester, disavowed by Vermont GOP leaders for displaying fascist and alt-right symbols, may drop his bid for one of two open seats and instead run as an independent for U.S. Senate.
Can only Democrats win a Windham County state Senate seat?
It’s been two decades since both Windham County state senators retired at the same time. It’s been even longer since the region’s voters elected either a Republican or an independent.
Windham County to elect new Senate roster as Jeanette White joins Becca Balint in stepping down
The departures of White, a 10-term incumbent, and Balint, the Senate president pro tempore, are spurring a rising number of newcomers to run for the two southeastern Vermont seats.
AG’s office reviewing mysterious probe of Bellows Falls Police Department
Vermont State Police said it conducted an investigation into the southern Vermont law enforcement agency, but declined to say more pending a review by the state’s top prosecutorial office.
Rockingham future forum echoes statewide challenges
‘My grandchildren want to come back,’ one resident said, ‘but their question is, What am I going to do?’