It’s that time of year again, when things start to get really interesting in Montpelier.
The Legislature that brought the nation groundbreaking laws on marriage equality, health insurance and GMO food labeling will decide another highly charged question in the next month:
Should Vermont be the first state to legalize marijuana by legislation? (Colorado and Washington legalized pot by statewide plebiscites.)
Also on the docket is a controversial bill to give towns some say in the siting of solar and wind energy projects.