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Sanders to seek his third Senate term

Posted on May 24, 2018 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



VERMONT — Sen. Bernie Sanders is seeking a third term in the U.S. Senate.

The Vermont independent announced Monday that he will run for re-election this year, pledging to work toward longtime hallmarks of his political career, such as single-payer health care and raising the minimum wage.

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New federal tax law expected to boost Vt. state revenue

Posted on January 15, 2018 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — State fiscal officials anticipate Vermont tax revenue will increase as a result of the changes made to the federal tax system last month.

While many Vermonters will likely see their federal tax bill go down as a result of the package Congress passed in December, some could see their state tax bill go up.

Gov. Phil Scott’s administration may propose changes to Vermont laws if some groups of taxpayers see their state tax bills increase significantly as a result of the federal changes, according to Tax Commissioner Kaj Samsom.

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Vermonters react to FCC's repeal of internet neutrality

Posted on December 18, 2017 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission repealed Obama-era internet neutrality regulations on a party-line vote Thursday.

In the hours after the decision, many Vermont officials came out strongly against the move.

All three members of Vermont’s congressional delegation signed on to legislation that would restore the regulations. Meanwhile, top Vermont officials weighed options that could be taken at a state level.

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Senate OKs pot legalization measure

Posted on April 24, 2017 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — After some debate Friday, the Vermont Senate OK’d a proposal that would legalize marijuana in the Green Mountain State and create a system to regulate and tax marijuana sales.

The proposal, which would create a system similar to the model currently in place in Colorado, came after several members of the Senate expressed frustration that the House has not advanced a marijuana legalization bill this year.

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Senate moves ahead on marijuana legalization

Posted on April 20, 2017 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — As a marijuana legalization bill idles in a House committee, senators are planning to force the issue forward themselves.

A proposal to create a tax-and-regulate legal marijuana system is poised to come up for a vote this Friday in the Senate.

The language, which will be offered as an amendment on a House-passed bill related to drug possession penalties, is one of two last-minute measures senators are planning to put forward after legalization measures stalled in the House.

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Scott names Judge Karen Russell Carroll to Vt. Supreme Court

Posted on March 27, 2017 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



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MONTPELIER — Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday revealed his pick to be the next justice on Vermont’s top court.

Scott named Judge Karen Russell Carroll to fill the seat on the state Supreme Court that will be vacated by Justice John Dooley at the end of this month. Carroll will be appointed April 1.

Carroll has had a lengthy career in Vermont, as both a prosecutor and on the bench — including presiding over an unusual case in which a sharply divided state Supreme Court later overturned the conviction because of her conduct.

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GOP candidates say 'No' to health exchange

Posted on March 10, 2016 |
By Elizabeth Hewitt of VTDigger.org



MONTPELIER — Vermont’s four candidates for governor agree that something needs to be done about Vermont Health Connect, and now both Republican candidates have made campaign promises to abandon the exchange.

Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, who is seeking the Republican nomination against Bruce Lisman, a former Wall Street executive, released an ad last Thursday saying that if he becomes governor he will transition Vermont to the federal health exchange or to a multistate exchange.

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