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June 26, 2024
Last Monday the Vermont Legislature reconvened to override six out of the seven gubernatorial vetoes issued since the regular session ended a month ago. Clearly the Democratic supermajority in the legislature and Governor Scott are not on the same page and see such issues as affordability differently. Among the bills overridden were ones increasing the…

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Back to the State House, June 17

June 5, 2024
The full Legislature will return to Montpelier on June 17 to take up any bills the governor has vetoed. Leaders will be deciding in the next few weeks which of those vetoed they will attempt to override, (two thirds required for an override), which will be rewritten to address some of Scott’s objections. The rest…

Harrison announces candidacy for re-election

May 29, 2024
Jim Harrison of Chittenden announced his candidacy for a new term as state representative for the Rutland-11 district (Chittenden, Killington, Mendon, and Pittsfield). He was first appointed to the legislature in 2017 by Governor Phil Scott and has been re-elected to new terms since then. Harrison is a member of the House Appropriations Committee, the…