There hasn’t been a Republican state senator for Windham County since 1990, but a young candidate with a fresh outlook on pressing political matters hopes to change that on Nov. 6.
Four Guatemalan nationals were recently apprehended and charged with illegal alien smuggling near the Newport area, according to the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont.
Five St. Albans residents were arrested and charged with providing false information to firearms dealers in the purchase of around 30 firearms that were allegedly smuggled into Boston, Massachusetts, in connection with criminal gang activity.
A Mexican citizen was sentenced to time served on Monday in the United States District Court in Burlington for transporting three illegal aliens within the United States.
A spike in illegal crossings at the Vermont-Canadian border has some law enforcement officials questioning the state’s fair and impartial policing policy that prohibits officers from asking about a person’s immigration status.
The city of Montpelier is considering letting noncitizens vote in local elections by next Town Meeting Day, but city officials say the chances of getting approval by the Vermont Legislature are slim.
A Newark, New Jersey, man has been sentenced to a year of probation after pleading guilty to smuggling two illegal aliens across the northern U.S. border at Beecher Falls in October 2017.
Home health care workers in Vermont could see more money in their paychecks due to a proposed federal rule change that would prevent unions from skimming funds from state-subsidized home health care workers’ pay.
A proposed federal rule change that could cause Planned Parenthood of Northern New England to lose more than $700,000 in taxpayer money may benefit other health care centers throughout Vermont.
A proposed firing restriction in the area has gun owners up in arms over the possibility of a large chunk of land being stripped away from their hunting grounds.
This month Vermont became the first state to allow the importation of less expensive drugs from Canada, but local critics say the move has no chance of federal approval, and could lead to a dangerous flood of counterfeit medicines.
After signing gun control measures that aim to promote school safety but instead affect law-abiding firearm owners, Gov. Phil Scott is receiving harsh criticism from pro-gun advocates and high praise from anti-gun groups.