S287 does not require investment of additional funding directly in students, Gov. Phil Scott said. Nor does new spending capacity mean there will be better outcomes.
Weak drug laws and strong demand make Vermont a destination state for drug-traffickers, Gov. Phil Scott stated in his veto letter of a hard drug decrim bill.
The bill claims that leaving forests unmanaged would benefit wildlife habitat and slow climate change – but forest science shows the opposite is true.
On May 11 the short life of the Clean Heat Standard (CHS), promising “clean heat for a cooler planet,” came to sudden but probably not final end.
Spending and Senate/House retirements – both unprecedented – are the hallmarks of the 2022 session of the Vermont Legislature.
The final bill to pass the 2022 session of the Vermont Legislature was the $8.3 billion budget, which provides the funding for general government spending and the major policy bills this session.
A child tax credit and income tax relief for retirees were approved on the last day of the Legislature.
How did YOUR representative vote on giving the State of Vermont authority over naming local school mascots?
The updating of Act 250 will need to wait another year, if this year’s effort remains stalled.
The House voted today to urge the prevention of nuclear weapons on Vermont soil and taking the decision for nuclear war out of the hands of the president alone.