A majority of state senators have co-sponsored a bill targeting pro-life counseling service advertising as ‘deceptive’ and subject to government action.
Congress seems unwilling to impose term limits on itself. So a growing number of Vermonters are joining with citizens across America to call a Convention of States.
Since the state currently cannot stop the smuggling of fentanyl, it is unlikely it can stop fuel.
State law already provides health insurance for illegal immigrant children. A bill in the Senate would extend Medicaid coverage to all regardless of age and immigration status.
Finding ways to help more parents stay home to raise their own children is both better for the children and potentially less costly for the taxpayers. But it doesn’t create a long-term taxpayer funded voting block of unionized preschool teachers.
Gun rights advocates raised concerns over the constitutionality of the bill following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June which expanded the right of law-abiding gun owners to possess guns outside the home.
Bill would remove tax exemption for lobbying, politically active churches / eliminate life without parole / free health care for all legislators
New bills in the Vermont Legislature would eliminate life without parole, provide free health insurance for all legislators, and remove the state tax exemption for churches engaged in lobbying and political activity.
Vermont taxpayers are on the hook to pay both the defense and (likely) the prosecution legal bills for the inevitable lawsuit for not meeting carbon reduction goals. Yet at least one state senator has given that potential lawsuit a big thumb’s up.
A UVM staffer and House representative has introduced a bill protecting public school educators’ rights to teach about gender identity and systemic racism.
Vermont senators want to group discrimination against obesity and ethnic hair styles in the same category as race, gender, religion, etc..