A key House committee has given preliminary approval to a tax package
that would raise roughly $26 million, putting it on a collision course
with the governor because it includes provisions he opposes.
Vermont’s political leaders visited Burlington High
School Monday, highlighting a new initiative between Burlington and Winooski. The state’s two most diverse school
districts are working together to remodel and rethink their education systems,
and they’re getting a little help from civic leaders.
Vermont House gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would require out-of-state employers to offer the
same health coverage to employees with a same-sex partner as those provided to
their employees in a heterosexual marriage.
Lawmakers reconvene for the
second half of the legislative session on Tuesday. And, despite
budget woes and federal cuts, some of them are hoping to stay focused on a goal
set at the beginning of the session: fighting climate change and promoting
energy efficiency at the same time.
this Town Meeting Day, voters in one Addison County town have reiterated their strong opposition to a
proposed natural gas pipeline, hoping to boost their voice as the Vermont Gas
Company seeks permission from the state to expand its service south.