A bill introduced by Sen. Bernie Sanders would shift power over the U.S. military from the president to Congress.
Sen. Pat Leahy has introduced a bill to spend billions on U.S. Capitol security, including a brand-new, $27 million U.S. Capitol Protection Task Force, a rapid response team to deal with future threats.
S79 would have created 6.5 new bureaucratic positions in state government, with an annual appropriation of $850,000 for pay and benefits. That works out to $130,000 per bureaucrat–an insult to every Vermonter.
Gov. Phil Scott today vetoed S79, the rental registry bill passed June 24 during the veto session.
The City of Montpelier is considering taking making an official policy of its laissez-faire approach to homeless encampments.
Vermont’s Legislature has embraced a panoply of race-based bills during the 2021-22 session.
The Vermont Senate today agreed with the House on bills to create statewide registries of all rental housing and building trades contractors.
The House of Representatives today overrode the vetos of Gov. Phil Scott of two municipal charter changes allowing non-citizen voting.
A bill introduced by Bernie Sanders would increase the minimum SSDI payment by 31%, or $246/month.
Gov. Phil Scott on June 8 signed into law a bill to study legalizing sports betting in Vermont – an industry he supports, he said.