The Vermont Cynic

Solve VT’s drug epidemic

Solve VT’s drug epidemic

Staff Editorial

January 31, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Thanks to Sen. Dick Sears, a bill legalizing safe injection sites is off the table for 2018. The bi...

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

UVM seeks to cut ’40 percent rule’

March 22, 2016

The University of Vermont has tried to increase its state funding for eight years with no luck. Now, ...

Vt. debates legalizing cannabis

February 11, 2016

Filed under News, Vermont

Vermont is debating becoming the fifth state in the U.S. to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.Vermont would be the first state in the union to legalize through legislation - all other states have used a popular vote.The proposed bill, S-241, is currently before the State Senate committee on economic development, ho...

<p>Sullivan requests increase in state funding</p>

Sullivan requests increase in state funding

February 10, 2016

President Tom Sullivan visited the Statehouse Jan. 27 to ask the House and Senate Committees on Education...

New bill will lower Vermont’s carbon footprint

Beena Jacob

March 24, 2015

Filed under News, Vermont

The Vermont House of Representatives voted 121-24 to pass a bill designed to lower residents’ carbon footprint. Passed March 11, the Renewable Energy Standard and Energy Transformation bill, known as RESET, requires utilities to sell a certain percentage of their electricity as renewable, according to a March 10 VTDigger...

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