As lawmakers consider legislation that would prevent people involved in serious domestic disputes from having a gun, one prominent law enforcement figure and a judge told the House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday that enforcement of the bill would present substantial challenges and risks.
Top Department of Motor Vehicles representatives on Tuesday appeared before the House Judiciary Committee and said that the agency has been acting within the law regarding the handling of drivers’ personal information.
United Van Lines has once again reviewed who is using its moving services, and where they are moving to, and has identified a number of trends about Vermont.
“We had no advanced notice of these bills,” Eddie Cutler, president of Gun Owners of Vermont, told True North. “The anti-gun crowd and anti-self-defense crowd were well prepared, and we weren’t even informed that these bills were having hearings.”
In his State of the State address Thursday, Gov. Phil Scott stuck to his fundamental message on improving the economy in the midst of a demographic crisis facing the state.
The House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs committee met Wednesday to discuss Gov. Phil Scott’s alternate plan for a state-employee-focused paid family leave program that allows other Vermonters to join in.
A dozen candidates for political offices including lieutenant governor, secretary of state, state auditor, three Senate seats and six House seats announced their candidacies Monday morning at a joint news conference at the Statehouse.
The United Health Foundation’s America’s Health Rankings report has once again ranked Vermont first in the nation when it comes to overall health.
Vermont has a growing number of so-called sanctuary cities, and yet police differ on whether the state’s insistence on shielding illegal immigrants from federal law enforcement is preventing police from keeping Vermonters safe.
The nonprofit independent system operator that manages the region’s electric grid estimates that it’s in a good position to meet the region’s power needs this winter, when energy use tends to spike during during chilly months.
A new study examining vaccine exemptions finds that more Vermonters are using the religious exemption since the philosophical exemption was taken away, reflecting a national trend.