Tag Archives: Vermont House

State News
February 28, 2018

Ed funding, school safety and coyotes

 By Rep. Jim Harrison, R-Bridgewater, Chittenden, Killington & Mendon Education funding

Leadership in the Vermont House made it a priority earlier this session to address the way we fund K-12 education. The current system, which was born out of Act 60 about 20 years ago…

State News
January 24, 2018

Vt. House approves consumer protection plan

The Vermont House unanimously approved H.593, the consumer protection bill, on Jan. 17. This legislation addresses automatic contract renewals, retainage for construction materials, credit protection for vulnerable persons and use of credit info for personal insurance.

House Speaker Mitzi Johnson supported the legislation, stating that…

State News
January 10, 2018

House passes pot compromise in spite of federal threat

By Alan Keays/VTDigger

The Vermont House passed a bill Thursday, Jan. 4, to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, defeating a host of amendments, including one that likely would have cost the governor’s support.

The House vote came on the same day that U.S. Attorney…