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Roll Call! Senate Passes Revised Global Warming Solutions Act (23-5), 2020

H.688 – AN ACT RELATING TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE PASSEDin the State Senateon June 26, 2020, by a vote of23-5 Purpose: The Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA) mandates...

Roll Call! Senate Passes Paid Family Leave (20-9), 2020

H.107 – AN ACT RELATING TO PAID FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE PASSED in the State Senate on January 17, 2020by a vote of  20-9  . Purpose: To put in place...

Grants to Determine Who Survives and Dies in VT Healthcare

Vermont is learning that starting and stopping the economy is anything but easy. The most glaring issue is that when the economy does come back, many organizations (most...

Roll Call! House Votes for Legislator Pay Raise (82-61), 2020

H.961. AN ACT RELATING TO MAKING FIRST QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2021 APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF STATE GOVERNMENT,… etc. – DONAHUE DIVISION OF HOOPER AMENDMENT PASSEDin the State House...

We’re Beyond the Canaries, Coal Miners are Dropping

June 24, 2020 by Rob Roper This week we learned that two stalwart Vermont companies are cutting jobs due to the Covid-19 economic shutdown, and an iconic Vermont...

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