Tag Archives: Vermont senate

Local News
April 27, 2016

Alison Clarkson announces campaign for Vermont Senate

State Representative Alison Clarkson announced her campaign for the Windsor County Senate on Monday, April 25.

“I’m excited to run for the open Windsor County Senate seat,” said Clarkson. “I have loved serving  Plymouth, Reading and Woodstock in the Vermont House of Representatives. With my…

Op - Ed
April 20, 2016

Recovering addicts, ex-cons deserve a second chance

By Mickey Wiles

My name is Mickey Wiles and I am the CFO of Burlington Labs, where I have been given a second chance after being convicted of a felony. As a person who has improved his own life through long-term recovery, I understand 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…