One of the challenges is to debunk the many myths surrounding sex and labor trafficking. Human trafficking is often confused with smuggling, evoking ideas of an international slave trade that has little to do with Vermont’s small towns and cities. Victims of trafficking in Vermont, however, include our own neighbors.
Guy Page is the principal of Page Communications, and the editor and publisher of Vermont Daily Chronicle, the Chronicle of the Vermont State House, and Vermont Water Cooler
An estimated 27 Republican lawmakers in the House and Senate did not join their legislative colleagues in co-sponsoring JRH #1 Friday, January 8, “condemning the storming of the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021 as an attack on democracy” – and blaming it on President Donald Trump.
Of course the violence was appalling and indefensible. Just like the violence over the last four years.
Montpelier PD, Capitol police warn of possible armed protest Jan. 17 at State House, Inauguration Day “insurrection”
Law Enforcement is aware of calls encouraging people to arm themselves and center at all State Capitols in the United States, to include Montpelier, specifically on the date of January 17, 2021. We are also aware of national trends warning of and encouraging an insurrection on January 20, 2021, the date in which President-elect Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President.
State snow plow drivers need not wear masks when driving alone, the Vermont Agency of Transportation decided this week. The decision reverses a mandatory masking policy.
Speaking hypothetically, if a citizen of Vermont traveled to Washington D.C. for the sole purpose of participating in a peaceful protest (legal conduct), but during that protest spontaneously decided to commit a crime against the United States, or other unlawful acts, that crime would be prosecutable in courts in the District of Columbia, not in Vermont.
A new House bill would create a 21-member council would make a plan for Vermont to grow the majority of its food within five years.
Governor Phil Scott today announced a handful of new appointments and promotions in the Agency of Administration, Agency of Human Services and on his senior staff.
The Northeast Antifa organization is looking in Brattleboro for recruits to its Vermont chapter.
Attorney General T.J. Donovan has requested that Acting U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen commence a criminal investigation into the activities of President Donald Trump and rioters in relation to the events occurring at the U.S. Capitol yesterday.