The Vermont House of Representatives today passed ‘Covid Relief Bill’ H315, allocating $79 million in federal and state funding, according to release from the office of the Speaker of the House.
Bill to broaden vaccine exemptions proposed
A bill to broaden school vaccine exemptions has been introduced in the Vermont House of Representatives. H.322 proposes to add conscientious and personal belief vaccine exemptions, and to remove coercive language from state vaccine exemption forms.
Turning Point USA comes to Montpelier
On March 18 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at the Capital Plaza in Montpelier, Isabel Brown of Turning Point USA (TPUSA) will meet Vermonters, speak, and hold a Q & A.
Vermont Daily Water Cooler for Fri, Feb 26
Don’t miss breaking news! Vermont Daily Water Cooler is a roundup of important headlines from around the state. Publication Headline Published WCAX Chimney fire destroys Waitsfield home 2/25/2021 8:12 AM VT Digger […]
“Own it and come out swinging” on new carbon tax, senator suggests
The proposed “Enhanced Energy Savings Act” is a carbon tax, and maybe the Senate should “own it and come out swinging,” one senator told his fellow Natural Resources and Energy Committee members yesterday.
No going back after yes vote on pot shops next Tuesday
Voters in Burlington and about 20 other Vermont municipalities will decide on Tuesday whether to allow retail cannabis stores – “pot shops” – to be allowed to receive licenses to operate.
GOP disunity on display in wake of LaMarche resignation
In addition to his constant nasty comments on social media and in the press Kolby upset many Burlington party members by unilaterally deciding not to run candidates in Burlington’s elections next month. His rationale was that the city GOP has been so tarnished by President Trump that it must be remade by him before participating in the electoral process again.
School employee insurance bill lacks transparency, could leave taxpayers on the hook
Meanwhile, the entire process surrounding this bill has been charted without an ounce of transparency. There has been no formal fiscal note to provide legislators with the cost of this legislative change. The legislative committees that deal with education, or with finance have not even reviewed this education-financing bill!
State colleges to keep campuses open
Monday, Feb. 22 the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted keep its campuses open while saving money by merging college organization structure. The decision is a response to a pressing […]
Vermont Daily Water Cooler for Thu, Feb 25
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