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2017 Legislative Wrap-up, Part 1

May 25, 2017 No Comments ›› barb

While the chaos in Washington D.C. has dominated much of the conversation around governing in Vermont, my colleagues and I in the House have managed to make the first year of session a productive one. We passed significant criminal justice reform legislation to protect victims of sexual violence; helped first responders get treatment for on-the-job ...

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J.R.S. 18 in Support of Combating the Rise in Hate Crimes and Bigotry

May 2, 2017 No Comments ›› maxinegrad

J.R.S. 18 is a Joint Resolution in support of combating the rise in hate crimes and bigotry. It passed the House on a vote of 134-7. It passed the Senate on a vote of 29-0.   It passed the House Judiciary Committee on a vote of 11-0. This resolution is an important and necessary statement that there is ...

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