Monthly Archives: May 2016

A ‘ CITIZEN LEGISLATURE’ DEMANDS CITIZEN LOBBYISTS

BY MARY AND HEATH BOYER Vermont prides itself on having “Citizen Legislators” as opposed to professional politicians while the lobbying in Montpelier for special interests is done by well-funded professional lobbyists. For the past eight years our legislators and regulators … Continue reading

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Proposed bill sets sound threshold

Saint Albans Messenger  May 9, 2016 Tom Benton Swanton project will be impacted MONTPELIER – On Friday the General Assembly gave final approval to a renewable energy siting bill, S. 230, that will have a direct impact on the proposed … Continue reading

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Energy siting bill heads to governor’s desk despite turbine noise controversy

Energy siting bill heads to governor’s desk despite turbine noise controversy By Michael Bielawski  /   May 9, 2016  /   News   Photo by Michael Bielawski WIND BLOWN: A joint committee of conference between the House and Senate work out final … Continue reading

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