Tag Archives: Gun Safety

Local News
March 7, 2018

Gun safety bills pass Senate, House

By Colin Meyn, VTDigger

Gov. Phil Scott said he was “disappointed” that a bill addressing gun violence did not make it to his desk last week after the House decided to move on its own “extreme risk” gun seizure bill rather than passing a similar bill…

State News
February 21, 2018

Legislative updates

Key issues emerging

By Rep. Jim Harrison (Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon)

Jim Harrison

The key issues of the 2018 legislative session are now becoming evident. The Senate approved a minimum wage hike to $15 last week, while at the same time, downplaying a…

Op - Ed
December 21, 2015

Time for common sense gun safety

By Sue Minter

Three dead and nine wounded at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs. Fourteen dead and more than 20 wounded in San Bernardino, California. In less than one week.

Gun violence is a crisis in our country. It’s happening in our schools,…

State News
December 21, 2015

Sanders calls for common-sense gun safety legislation

Following the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) called for sensible gun safety legislation at a press conference with his Democratic colleagues in the Senate.

His remarks are transcribed here:

“Here is the very sad truth and…

Local News
April 30, 2015

Killington considers gunfire ordinance

River Road residents express concern over safety

By Polly Lynn

Editor’s note: The names of the residents on River Road have been removed by request as some fear retribution.

KILLINGTON — Nearly a dozen residents showed up at the Select Board…