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Alison Clarkson announces for state Senate
Local News
May 20, 2016

Alison Clarkson announces for state Senate

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Alison Clarkson

By Stephen Seitz

WOODSTOCK—As Senate President pro tempore John Campbell is stepping down, Rep. Alison Clarkson (D-Woodstock) is stepping up. Clarkson recently announced her bid to replace Campbell, who has taken a position as executive director of the…

State News
February 24, 2016

Marijuana legalization bill heads to Senate floor

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger.org

After hours of wrangling Monday, Feb. 22, a Senate committee narrowly approved a bill to legalize recreational marijuana — paving the way for the legislation to come up before the full Senate this week.

The Senate Appropriations Committee approved S.241 by a slim…

State News
February 10, 2016

Senate approves paid sick leave

By Kate Robinson, VTDigger.org

The state Senate on Wednesday, Feb. 4, approved a new mandate requiring all businesses in Vermont to offer sick leave benefits to employees.

The legislation will now go back to the House, where lawmakers may concur or amend the Senate version….