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.
Vermont Foodbank served up winterslaw Friday afternoon made with Gilfeather Turnip Busy weeks and late nights as we pass the halfway mark on the session- a number of bills of interest are moving through the legislature... Bills of note S.169 An act relating to firearms procedures has passed the Senate and is headed to the …
After being out of session for the Town Meeting week - the legislature reconvened last week to finalize policy bills expected to move out of the House or Senate and over to the other legislative body. This period of time is called "crossover". Bills that make it through crossover and have a successful vote of …