On Friday, the House Education Committee discussed new rules that schools must follow under the governor’s COVID-19 restrictions, which haven’t changed since October. Among other things, vaccinated and unvaccinated students may have different guidelines.
A panel discussion hosted by the non-profit Alliance for a Better Vermont took a look at whether a $150 million investment in broadband infrastructure would help support Vermonters’ Covid-related new online lifestyle.
Six Vermonters are awaiting a judge’s decision on their lawsuit against Gov. Phil Scott, Attorney General TJ Donovan and Health Commissioner Mark Levine for what they say is an egregious abuse of power to control people’s lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
Conservative group Vermont Liberty Network held a rally Saturday that drew about 70 Vermonters to celebrate the Green Mountain Boys and hear from a journalist who was banned from attending the governor’s press conferences.
A majority of lawmakers in the House Education Committee are recommending that the city of Winooski should allow noncitizens to vote — in some cases almost immediately upon arrival — in local elections, including those that affect the statewide Education Fund.
Vermont residents on Monday joined state representatives from the House Committee on Government Operations to continue discussions about how to stabilize Vermont’s teacher and state employee retirement systems.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, proposed two bills on Thursday that aim to shift tax burdens further onto the wealthy and corporations. One of them aims to undo the 2017 Trump-initiated cut of the corporate tax rate from 35 to 21 percent, and the other is to implement a progressive estate tax.
Senate lawmakers are locked in a heated debate over a proposed $50 million unemployment tax increase that could have some laid-off Vermonters receiving more than $600 per week in combined state and federal unemployment assistance.
Vermont could join more than a dozen other states in an effort to undermine the Electoral College system that has been in place since the nation’s founding.
One of Vermont’s most ardent green energy lawmakers has again called for a wealth tax to help pay for the implementation of renewable technologies.
Turning Point USA media figure Isabel Brown appeared at the Capitol Plaza on Thursday evening and spoke to young Vermonters about how to stand up to aggressive tactics coming from the political left.
A bill to allow noncitizens to vote in municipal elections in Winooski could potentially allow out-of-towners to arrive just before an election and participate. The bill got held up Tuesday on the virtual floor of the House of Representatives due to multiple controversies.