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Vermont legislature http://www.addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1915/all en 'End of Life Choices' bill clears Senate thanks to Ayer http://www.addisonindependent.com/201305end-life-choices-bill-clears-senate-thanks-ayer <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Sen. Claire Ayer, D-Addison, was working with other state officials early this week to draft compromise language for an &ldquo;End of Life Choices&rdquo; bill she believes can pass muster with House and Senate members before the end of this session.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16878">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201305end-life-choices-bill-clears-senate-thanks-ayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont End of life bill Vermont legislature Thu, 09 May 2013 17:52:50 +0000 xian 16878 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Legislative Report: Rep. Paul Ralston explains 'End of Life' vote http://www.addisonindependent.com/201305legislative-report-rep-paul-ralston-explains-end-life-vote <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Paul Ralston </div> </div> </div> <p> Last week, the House passed a strike-all amendment to S.77 and sent it back to the Senate. In the end, I voted &ldquo;no&rdquo; on the bill.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/16848">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201305legislative-report-rep-paul-ralston-explains-end-life-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion End of life bill Paul Ralston Vermont legislature Thu, 09 May 2013 13:56:46 +0000 xian 16848 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Guest editorial: How the Legislature can restore balance to UVM board http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303guest-editorial-how-legislature-can-restore-balance-uvm-board <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Emerson Lynn </div> </div> </div> <p> Legislation has been proposed that forbids lawmakers from serving as trustees for the Vermont State Colleges, the University of Vermont and for the Vermont Student Assistance Corp. The bill&rsquo;s purpose is to prevent the conflict of interest that arises when legislators serving as trustees have the responsibility of representing both the taxpayers and the schools. The belief is that the legislators should not be put in the position of serving two masters.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15829">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201303guest-editorial-how-legislature-can-restore-balance-uvm-board" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Editorial Guest editorial UVM Vermont legislature Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:30:08 +0000 xian 15829 at http://www.addisonindependent.com Legislators tell aldermen ‘big budget issues’ will test state http://www.addisonindependent.com/201212legislators-tell-aldermen-%E2%80%98big-budget-issues%E2%80%99-will-test-state <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Andy Kirkaldy </div> </div> </div> <p> VERGENNES &mdash; The legislators who represent Vergennes in Montpelier &mdash; sadly at this point only a trio &mdash; sat down with Vergennes aldermen last week to talk about the budgetary and other challenges they will face during the upcoming legislative session.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14747">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://www.addisonindependent.com/201212legislators-tell-aldermen-%E2%80%98big-budget-issues%E2%80%99-will-test-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vergennes budget Featured Vermont legislature Thu, 27 Dec 2012 21:50:25 +0000 14747 at http://www.addisonindependent.com