Two controversial hunting and trapping bills passed the House yesterday, as did a police data collection bill that critics say will discourage police officers from staying in Vermont.
An amended coyote hunting bill appears poised to clear the Vermont Senate.
With changes, bills restricting coyote hunting and leg hold trapping met the crossover deadline and will go to the full Senate. Same for bills on suing police, stopping development in 50% of all land area, and other ‘hot button’ issues.
Three controversial anti-hunting bills won’t make crossover and appear headed to summer study.
Like a patient hunter, Gov. Phil Scott is taking his time before deciding whether to take aim at three controversial hunting bills.
Massachusetts restricted coyote hunting and now has more unwanted encounters with people, pets and livestock, the Senate Natural Resources & Energy Committee heard today.