Good evening,I hope you all had time to enjoy some of this weekend's beautiful weather. A few updates relevant to tax issues, the Equifax data breach and a settlement for Vermonters whose information was stolen, a new home weatherization incentive program for moderate income households and two opportunities to provide some direct feedback to critical …
Some may know my father passed away last month. As a result, I missed several votes at the end of the session which I will discuss below. Speaker of the House Mitzi Johnson confers with Republican Leader Patti McCoy, Assistant Republican Leader Rob LeClair, Progressive Leader Robin Chesnut-Tagerman and independent Ben Jickling as the House …
Vermont smoking age raised to 21 this week
Indigenous People Day and approving Montpelier's non-citizen voting
Pensions, population and fossil fuel infrastructure
This week saw passage of Paid Family and Medical Leave in the House, and a Constitutional Amendment Declaration of rights; right to personal reproductive liberty in the Senate.
This week we passed the budget, tax and capital bills out of the House. I also reported on a community broadband bill to the House of Representatives where it received a 139-2 vote.