Tag Archives: expansion

State News
June 14, 2017

Medical marijuana expansion gets governor’s signature

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott signed into law a bill that expands Vermont’s medical marijuana system.

The legislation, S.16, expands the list of conditions that qualify for the medical marijuana registry to include Parkinson’s disease, Crohn’s disease and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), as…

Letter
March 27, 2017

Affordable Care Act needs expansion, not repeal

Dear Editor, Last week, the Republicans in Washington revealed their plans for replacing the Affordable Care Act. Unsurprisingly, their plan would hurt poor and working-class people and women while creating billions of dollars of new tax giveaways to corporations and the wealthy. Simply defending the…

Local News
February 15, 2017

Select Board backs expansion of GMNF

By Evan Johnson

KILLINGTON—At its Feb. 7 meeting, the Killington Select Board unanimously approved a measure to sell a 229-acre parcel of forest to the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF). Kate Wanner, a project manager for the Trust for Public Land (TPL), and Chris Mattrick,…

News Briefs
April 20, 2016

Rutland Region News Briefs

by Lani Duke

RUTLAND CITY NEWS

Dorr Drive bridge name change considered

Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars have asked the Rutland Aldermen to consider renaming the new bridge on River Street in honor of Aldo Manfredi. Although the…