vermont house http://wamc.org en New Political Action Committee Formed In Vermont http://wamc.org/post/new-political-action-committee-formed-vermont <p></p><p></p><p>A new political action committee has been formed in Vermont. Founders of the bi-partisan PAC plan to support candidates who will promote and advocate for fiscal responsibility. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 95423 at http://wamc.org New Political Action Committee Formed In Vermont Vermont Lawmaker Causes Offense With Race Comments http://wamc.org/post/vermont-lawmaker-causes-offense-race-comments <p></p><p></p><p>Some Vermont lawmakers are taking offense at comments made by one of their colleagues regarding African-Americans moving into the Rutland area. Sat, 03 May 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89555 at http://wamc.org Vermont Lawmaker Causes Offense With Race Comments Vermont House Seeks To Protect Kids From Toxics http://wamc.org/post/vermont-house-seeks-protect-kids-toxics <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House has given final approval to a bill to protect children from exposure to toxic chemicals. Thu, 01 May 2014 01:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 89415 at http://wamc.org Vermont House Seeks To Protect Kids From Toxics Vermont House Supports Studying Pot Legalization http://wamc.org/post/vermont-house-supports-studying-pot-legalization <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House has passed a measure calling for a study of marijuana legalization, while a Senate committee looks at cracking down on drivers impaired by drugs. Fri, 25 Apr 2014 02:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 88965 at http://wamc.org Vermont House Supports Studying Pot Legalization Minimum Wage Increase Moves To Vermont Senate http://wamc.org/post/minimum-wage-increase-moves-vermont-senate <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House on Wednesday gave final approval to an increase in the state’s minimum wage to $10.10 per hour from the current $8.73, to take effect in January. But Governor Peter Shumlin prefers moving to $10.10 in stages by 2017. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87893 at http://wamc.org Minimum Wage Increase Moves To Vermont Senate Vermont House Approves January Minimum Wage Increase http://wamc.org/post/vermont-house-approves-january-minimum-wage-increase <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House passed a bill Wednesday afternoon&nbsp; that would make the state the first in the country to cross the $10 mark in its minimum wage. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87836 at http://wamc.org Vermont House Approves January Minimum Wage Increase Vermont House Bucks Shumlin, Speeds Wage Hike http://wamc.org/post/vermont-house-bucks-shumlin-speeds-wage-hike <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House is going against the wishes of Governor Peter Shumlin by calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting in January, rather than 2017. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87742 at http://wamc.org Vermont House Bucks Shumlin, Speeds Wage Hike Shumlin Appoints Walz New Vermont House Member http://wamc.org/post/shumlin-appoints-walz-new-vermont-house-member <p></p><p></p><p>Governor Peter Shumlin has appointed Tommy Walz of Barre to fill the Vermont House seat left vacant by the recent resignation of Representative Tess Taylor. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 87625 at http://wamc.org Shumlin Appoints Walz New Vermont House Member VT Bill Calls For Study Of Rural Police Coverage http://wamc.org/post/vt-bill-calls-study-rural-police-coverage <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont House has endorsed a bill calling for a study of police coverage in rural parts of the state, backing away from immediately calling for an end to the practice of Vermont State Police contracting with small towns. Sat, 22 Mar 2014 14:10:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 86432 at http://wamc.org VT Bill Calls For Study Of Rural Police Coverage House Panel Presses Administration On School Taxes http://wamc.org/post/house-panel-presses-administration-school-taxes <p></p><p></p><p>Members of the tax-writing committee in the Vermont House are expressing frustration with the administration of Governor Peter Shumlin over school property taxes. Sat, 15 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 85864 at http://wamc.org House Panel Presses Administration On School Taxes