We’re on town meeting break this week from the State House. These last couple months have been complete intellectual…
The big bill in front of my committee right now would legalize online sports wagering in the state of Vermont.
I now live in the land of acronyms and abbreviations. ARPA, ESSR, GOMA, EGWP, TIF, ADS, VIC, USGS. If you have some spare time, look up all of those things and I’ll quiz you next time I hold a Chat with Chea gathering.
I cry every time I hear the Vermont state song — and I love the part about looking with pride on the golden dome.
As we watch the January 6 hearings it is evident that the democratic form of government that we take for granted has been threatened and still is under tremendous stress.
An outcry over his vote on Proposal 5 has caused Rep. Mike Yantachka to reverse his position on the proposed state constitutional amendment and, at least in part, motivated another Charlotte resident to run against him in the August primary.
Charlotte’s representative Mike Yantachka does not think his vote against Prop 5 will have a lot of impact on his chances in the next election.
The last couple of weeks of a legislative session are marked by a frenzy of movement as bills pass back and forth between the House and Senate with proposals of amendment and further proposals of amendment.
Overdose prevention sites don’t work and Yantachka running for reelection as representative.
Code of Ethics for state government
Having finished our work on bills initiated in the House, committees turned their attention to bills coming from the Senate and to other matters of importance.
As the Legislature hit the crossover date last week, House committees were busy finalizing work on the dozens of bills they had been working on since January.
Surely, we are all horrified by the devastation that is happening in Ukraine. The uncalled-for war initiated by Vladimir Putin has outraged the world and resulted in a unified front against Russia in support of the Ukrainian people.
Town Meeting marks the halfway point in the Vermont legislative session, and it’s a good time to highlight some of the work the Legislature has accomplished.
It is very apparent by now that climate change is happening both locally and globally with rising average temperatures and devastating effects, including extraordinary wildfires
Jeopardy host: In the category “Technology,” systems (usually software) capable of perceiving an environment through data acquisition and then processing and interpreting the derived information to take action or imitate intelligent behavior given a specified goal.
On Tuesday, Jan. 4, the Legislature returned to Montpelier in person for the second half of the biennium.
Although it’s been only two years, it seems a lifetime ago that we first heard of the SARS-CO-V2 coronavirus, a.k.a. COVID-19.
Vermont law requires political parties to reorganize in every odd-numbered year by electing members at town caucuses and then sending representatives to county committees, which send representatives to the state committee meeting.
When the Legislature adjourned in May, it allowed for a brief return to consider any legislation Governor Scott might…