In addition to emergency housing for the homeless and higher food stamp benefits, the State of Vermont has added $20 million to the emergency heating fund.
The pandemic is (mostly) over, but the increased state benefits for temporary housing and food stamps remain.
Regional planning commissioner resigns, citing censorship, harsh pandemic policies, denying human access to nature
Current planning policies “restrict our access to the natural world and the resources that we need to survive, such as the roads we travel on, the wood we use to build and heat our homes, the farms where we grow our food, and now, the very air we breathe,” says a planning commissioner in her letter of resignation.
A longtime Vermont Attorney General and a controversial Rutland mayor and lawmaker are among the reappointees to the influential Vermont Criminal Justice Board.
$30 million in federal money has been doled out to improve municipal wastewater systems.
Addressing symptoms without addressing the root cause of homelessness does not solve the problem.
State prisons in St Johnsbury and Rutland have new superintendents.
A Vermont native and veteran of the outdoors industry has been named to the Fish & Wildlife Board.
Sen. Mark MacDonald is recovering from a mild stroke he suffered Sunday. He needs to meet some medical milestones before returning home, his son said today.
An emergency room doctor with a lengthy public service career in Vermont and abroad returns to a top post in a Vermont governor’s administration.