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Milton’s Hubert to resign House seat

MONTPELIER — Republican Rep. Ron Hubert of Milton plans to resign from the Vermont House on July 1. Hubert, who was first elected to the House in 2008, said he has emailed a resignation letter to legislative officials and plans to mail a copy of the letter this week. The resignation will take effect on July 1. “It’s time for me — my business and my family needs. It’s time,” Hubert told the Vermont Press Bureau Monday. Continue Reading →

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House lawmakers vote to raise the smoking age

MONTPELIER — House lawmakers have given preliminary approval to a bill that would raise the smoking age from 18 to 21. The House voted Tuesday to approve a bill that gradually raises the age someone can buy, possess and use all forms of tobacco during the next three years, and would increase taxes on tobacco products to compensate for lost state revenue. “Our hope is this will help move Vermont to a culture of healthier youth, less government spending and a brighter future,” said Rep. Michael Mrowicki, D-Putney, one of 16 co-sponsors of the bill. Under the terms of the bill, the age to purchase, possess and use tobacco would rise from 18 to 19, beginning Jan. 1, 2017. Continue Reading →

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