Vermont’s Congressional delegation expressed relief at Thursday’s Supreme Court
ruling, hoping to now focus on
the implementation of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act without the cloud of legal uncertainty.
Vermont’s congressional delegation has been on the move
lately, traveling to other parts of the world where America has interests. They say their travel helps
them craft foreign policy back in Washington.
of Vermont’s senators voted against the controversial Blunt Amendment, which would
have allowed health insurance plans and employers to refuse to pay for or
provide coverage of "specific items or services" if their religious or
moral beliefs conflicted.
Vermont’s Congressional delegation has split over a bill that
extends the payroll tax cut for another 10 months. The bill passed on Friday afternoon and
President Obama is expected to sign the legislation into law in the next few
All three members of Vermont’s Congressional delegation say President Obama’s plan
to reduce the federal deficit by $3 trillion over the next 10 years is a
balanced approach to deal with a serious fiscal issue. But
they question if it
has a chance of being passed by Congress.