Roll Calls

Roll Call! Senate Votes To Commercialize Marijuana (23-5)

S.54 – AN ACT RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF CANNABIS PASSED in the State Senate on February 28, 2019 by a vote of 23-5 . Purpose: To create a regulatory system for the production and sale of marijuana products in Vermont. . Analysis:  At the time of this vote, recreational marijuana use is legal to Vermonters over the age […]

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Roll Call! Senate Votes for $15 Minimum Wage (19-8), 2019

. S.23 – AN ACT RELATED TO INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE .  PASSED in the State Senate on February 22, 2019 by a vote of 19-8  . Purpose: To mandate that the state minimum wage be increased to $15 per hour by 2024. . Analysis: The current minimum wage in Vermont (2019) is $10.78, making it already one of the highest […]

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Roll Call! House Passes Unrestricted Right to Abortion Up to the Point of Delivery (106-37), 2019

. H.57 – AN ACT RELATING TO PRESERVING THE RIGHT TO AN ABORTION  . PASSED in the State House of Representatives on February 21, 2019, by a vote of 106-37 . Purpose: To codify in Vermont law a woman’s unrestricted right to an abortion throughout pregnancy, up to the point of delivery.   .  Analysis: Proponents of H.57 […]

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Roll Call! House Blocks Parental Notification in Cases Where A Minor Seeks an Abortion (37-109), 2019

. H.57 – AN ACT RELATING TO PRESERVING THE RIGHT TO ABORTION (DONAHUE AMENDMENT)  . FAILED in the State House of Representatives on February 21, 2019, by a vote of 37-109 . Purpose: The Donahue Amendment would have required parental notification in cases where a minor child seeks an abortion. .  Analysis: This amendment would have required parental […]

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Roll Call! House Blocks State Ban on Partial Birth Abortion (43-101), 2019

. S.57 – AN ACT RELATING TO PRESERVING THE RIGHT TO AN ABORTION (BANCROFT AMENDMENT) .  FAILED in the State House of Representatives on February 20, 2019, by a vote of 43-101 . Purpose: The Bancroft Amendment would have codified in state law the federal ban on the practice of partial birth abortion, defined as “deliberately and intentionally […]

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Roll Call! House Blocks Restrictions on Third Trimester Abortions (40-107), 2019

. H.57 – AN ACT RELATING TO PRESERVING THE RIGHT TO ABORTION (ROSENQUIST-BANCROFT AMENDMENT)  . FAILED in the State House of Representatives on February 20, 2019, by a vote of 40-107 . Purpose: The Rosenquist amendment would have prohibited an abortion after twenty-four weeks (about 6 months, passed the point of fetal viability outside the womb), except […]

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Roll Call! House Blocks Allowing All School Districts to Delay Forced Mergers (69-74), 2019

. H.39 – AN ACT RELATING TO THE DEADLINE OF SCHOOL DISTRICT MERGERS REQUIRED BY THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION (SCHEUERMANN AMENDMENT) .  FAILED in the State House of Representatives on February 6, 2019, by a vote of 69-74 . Purpose: The Scheuermann Amendment would have provided all school districts facing forced mergers ordered by the […]

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VT Legislator Roll Call Profiles

Are Your Representatives Representing YOU? See How They Voted on Key Issues.   INTRODUCTION The following  collection of Legislator Roll Call Vote Profiles is brought to you as an educational service by the Ethan Allen Institute (EAI). In any given year the House and Senate will cast scores of roll call votes, some on major issues […]

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Roll Call! House Raises $6.4 Million Tax Package to Fund Lake Clean Up​

. S.260 – AN ACT RELATING TO FUNDING CLEAN UP OF STATE WATERS . PASSED in the State House of Representatives on May 4, 2018, by a vote of 92-48 . Purpose: To raise funds to pay for Lake Champlain and other water quality improvement measure.  . Analysis: S.260 would raise $6.4 million in new revenue, primarily […]

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Roll Call! Senate Passes $33.4 Million Property Tax Increase (26-3), 2018

H.911 – AN ACT RELATING TO CHANGES IN VERMONT’S PERSONAL INCOME TAX AND EDUCATION FINANCING SYSTEM PASSED in the State Senate on May 4th, 2018 by a vote of 26-3  . Purpose: The Senate version of H.911 attempts to plug a $58 million shortfall in the state Education Fund by increasing property taxes while giving Vermonters an income […]

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Roll Call! Senate Votes To Commercialize Marijuana (23-5)

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