A state senator who lost an election after voting for gay marriage in 2009 is now being pilloried by some fellow senators who say a recent comment was homophobic. John Rodgers says it isn’t so and he’s tired of the name-calling by senators and the threat of being demoted from a committee assignment.Read more
State senator Dick McCormack (D-Windsor) wonders what people who won’t wear masks in public are thinking. To him, it’s a social obligation.Read more
Deb Ingram, Democratic senator from Chittenden County who was convicted of DUI two years ago, wants a lower legal blood alcohol content threshold.Read more
Former Sen. McAllister cleared of all charges, Senate suspension vote remembered – Vermont Daily Chronicle
The Vermont Senate voted in 2016 to suspend a Franklin County senator after he was charged with soliciting prostitution. Almost four years later, he’s been cleared of all charges.Read more
Windham County state senators say Vermont needs 'tax and regulate' sale of marijuana because the current law allowing possession-but-not sale has created a "Wild West" situation. Question: did they vote for it? If so, why should Vermonters trust their judgement now?