Legislative Reports

Each Friday during the legislative session VLCT Advocacy publishes a Weekly Legislative Report and archives it here for the duration of the biennium. PDF files of previous legislative sessions are available by contacting VLCT Advocacy.

Please also visit our two new session-long lists of municipally relevant bills introduced in the House and in the Senate. We'll update them each Friday to help you follow bills as they wend their ways through the State House committees. These two webpages are in addition to the New Bills tables in our Weekly Legislative Reports.

March 3, 2023

Next week is Town Meeting in most of the state, and the Legislature takes a seventh inning stretch – to visit with voters at town annual meetings and to rejuvenate themselves for the second half of the session.  

Ahead of the Town Meeting week

February 24, 2023

This week the omnibus housing bill moved to the Senate Natural Resources and Energy Committee, an updated Education Funding Outlook was provided to the House Ways and Means Committee, and advocacy staff testified in support of S.60, a bill that would

February 17, 2023

This week we cover a variety of topics including EMS services, crime reduction and firearms, biodiversity, and housing. The Senate Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs committee is poised to consider Act 250 exemptions in designated