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Legislative Reports Archive

June 20, 2017
Download the pdf below to view the complete legislative wrap-up.
March 17, 2017
Inside this Issue:
To Crossover and Beyond, Fees at Tax Sale, Renewable Energy Siting and Planning, Welcome, New Local Officials, Law Enforcement Professional Conduct, Legislative Testimony, Voter-Approved Clerk or Treasurer Appointment, Summary of... Read more
March 3, 2017
In this issue: Transportation Funding; Telecommunications and H.50; Mid-Session Breather; Local Government Does Matter; Summary of New Bills; The Next Advocacy Webinar
February 24, 2017
TIF Districts and Economic Development Telecommunications Siting On-Farm Enterprises Workers’ Comp Mental Health Parity ANR Statewide Listening Tour Summary of New Bills
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February 17, 2017
Capital Budget House Resolution Honors VLCT on its First Fifty Years VLCT Legislative Testimony Summary of New Bills
February 10, 2017
Budget Shortfalls and Local Options Appointment Option for Clerks and Treasurers Abandoned Properties Law Enforcement Decertification Local Government Day Summary of New Bills
February 3, 2017
Ed. Funding and Clean Water Fund Report . State and Local Spending on Public Safety Orange 1 District Recount Summary of New Bills Advocacy Webinar Stowe Town Clerk Ends Service
January 27, 2017
Governor’s Budget Address Transportation Budget Proposal Sanctuary Cities Orange-1 District Recount Upcoming Public Hearing Summary of New Bills
January 20, 2017
Clean Water Report Governor Signs Executive Orders Ethics Law Enforcement Issues VLCT Testimony Summary of New Bills
January 13, 2017
VLCT Discusses Priorities with Gov. Ops. Transportation Issues Legislative Committees Getting Organized Vermont Senate Committee Members Summary of New Bills .
January 6, 2017
Governor Scott Takes Office Governor Shumlin Says Good-bye House Committees Makeover Vermont House Committee Members Summary of New Bills Advocacy Webinars
December 16, 2016
The Times, They are a-Changin’ Self Governance Budget, Taxes, and the Education Fund, Developing Local Economies Transportation Water Quality Public Safety Siting of Energy Facilities The Summer Studies Invite Your Legislators to a Town Forum Thanks... Read more
March 25, 2016
The March 25, 2016 issue of the VLCT Weekly Legislative Report is alive and for the most part well here. You can read other issues from the current legislative session here. If you cannot link to the VLCT website directly from this email, try... Read more
March 17, 2016
Stayin' alive (i.e., after Crossover), VLCT's legislative policy development, emergency vehicle lights.
March 17, 2016
Town meeting, H.674 and stormy events, solid waste franchise tax, Vermont health care issues, fire suppression and forestry operations, marijuana, workers' compensation, and the Federal Issues Paper 2016 of the Northeast Municipal Associations.
March 17, 2016
Forests, forestry, and fire wardens; critical habitat and forestry; marijuana legalization; earned sick time; ANR payment in lieu of taxes; regional commissions – expansion of services, one new bill.
March 17, 2016
Local Government Day, council of governments bill reconsidered, law enforcement offers' professional regulations and the CJTC, Dr. Dynasaur, constables and service of process, siting renewable energy facilities, an upcoming public hearing, and one... Read more
March 17, 2016
Local Government Day, February 4 VLCT Board meeting, town service officers, VLCT letter to Senate Finance Committee, councils of governments, Medicaid reimbursements, fees, and not a single new bills.

March 17, 2016
Education funding – allowable growth limits, Clean Water Fund Board, marijuana legalization, permitting process standarization at DEC, water and wastewater state revolving loan funds, L.G.D. policy briefing roundtables, and scads of new bills.
March 17, 2016
The 2017 State Budget, siting of energy facilities, councils of governments, governor's proposed FY17 Transportation budget, revenue forecast update, marijuana legalization, Tax Department to present new training session at Local Government Day, and... Read more