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House Passes Global Warming Solutions Act, (105-37), 2020

. H.688 – AN ACT RELATING TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE PASSED in the State House of Representatives on February 26, 2020, by a vote of 105-37 Purpose: The...

Roll Call! House Rejects Amendment to Global Warming Solutions Act, (44-99), 2020

. H.688 – AN ACT RELATING TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE FAILED in the State House of Representatives on February 20, 2020, by a vote of 44-99 .Purpose: The...

Return of the Thermal Utility – a Tax on Electricity

February 24, 2020 By John McClaughry A push is on in Montpelier to create the thermal utility so long sought by VPIRG. Unlike the version of 13 years...

Amendment Would Eliminate Private Ownership of Real Estate

February 21, 2020 by Rob Roper PR.9 is a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would essentially and in effect ban the private ownership of real estate...

Roll Call! Senate Overrides Governor’s Veto with $12.55 Minimum Wage, (24-6), 2020

. S.23- AN ACT RELATING TO INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE . PASSED in the State Senate on February 13, 2020, by a vote of 24-6 . Purpose: To...

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