Tag Archives: Senate

State News
August 1, 2018

McCormack’s hat, back in the ring

By Stephen Seitz BETHEL—Democratic Sen. Dick McCormack is hoping to represent Windsor County in the state Senate once again. McCormack was appointed to fill an unexpired term in 1989 and…

State News
March 14, 2018

Senate passes expanded medical marijuana bill

On Friday, March 2, the Vermont Senate approved bill S.216, to allow medical marijuana sales for any “disease, condition, or treatment as determined in writing by a qualifying patient’s health care…

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…

Local News
May 3, 2017

Senate OKs property tax increase

By Tiffany Danitz Pache, VTDigger The Senate Thursday, April 27, gave preliminary approval to a bill that will raise property taxes. The proposal transfers $8 million of the state’s annual…

Senate OKs marijuana legalization amendment
Featured
April 26, 2017

Senate OKs marijuana legalization amendment

By Elizabeth Hewitt, VTDigger Following spirited debate Friday, April 21, the Senate supported a proposal that would legalize marijuana and create a system to regulate and tax marijuana sales. The…

Letter
September 21, 2016

Vote Rodrigue for Senate

Dear Editor, When election day arrives in November, I will be casting my vote for Vermont State Senate for Korrine Rodrigue. I’ve had the pleasure to get to know Rodrigue…