On Friday, Gov. Phil Scott delivered the traditional adjournment address to both chambers of the Vermont Legislature, commemorating the close of 2019-2020 legislative biennium.
Despite the Center for Disease Control stating that participants in high-intensity sports “may not be able to wear a mask if it causes difficulty breathing,” Gov. Phil Scott is standing by his decision to require masks for children during sporting events.
Memo to the Vermont Legislature from Gov. Phil Scott regarding the Global Warming Solutions Act veto override: This ain’t over.
At his press conference Friday, Gov. Phil Scott indicated he will veto H.688, the Global Warming Solutions Act. “I don’t see any solutions. All I see is mandates,” he said.
Gov. Phil Scott has signed an executive order to accelerate a series of reforms and modernizations of public safety services in Vermont, and to initiate a comprehensive, ongoing discussion with state residents — especially historically marginalized communities — about how law enforcement can best serve communities’ needs.
Virginia State Health Commissioner Dr. Norman Oliver’s announcement that he would require Covid-19 vaccinations for state residents once a vaccine is available has many Vermonters wondering: will the State of Vermont require mandatory vaccinations, too?
“Vermont is probably in a better position to return to school than any other state. … While this pandemic has created countless challenges, we owe it to our kids and their parents to provide them with the best possible education.”
As state data and expanded testing and tracing capacity continue to support reopening, Governor Phil Scott today announced the state will raise occupancy limits for event venues, arts, culture and entertainment venues, as well as restaurants.
Gov. Phil Scott signed an executive order to update and extend the State of Emergency in Vermont to July 15. The latest order reflects all current re-openings and eased restrictions, which have been underway since late April.
At a press conference Friday, Gov. Phil Scott and Department of Public Safety Commissioner Michael Schirling both expressed no knowledge of protesters’ week-long establishment of a police-free, “Capital Hill Autonomous Zone” in Seattle, Washington.
Gov. Phil Scott announced that social distancing requirements would not be enforced against Black Lives Matter protesters at coming events because they are exercising “their constitutional rights.” The governor’s stunning epiphany means he has finally come to comprehend that the Constitution actually does apply.