Mike Hebert

Type: Person
Name: Mike Hebert
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Guilford seeks expert for bridge options

GUILFORD -- As it turns out, it is no simple task to come up with a plan for bypassing Guilford's Green River Covered Bridge.So Guilford Selectboard members, while still moving forward with plans to reinforce the historic wooden span, have decided to ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Changing limits on political signs panned

LAFAYETTE — The Zoning Commission says a proposal up for a vote next week would gut limits on political signs and leave residents “exposed to increased visual clutter.”The City-Parish Council on Tuesday is set to vote on lifting a ban on political signs ... [Published The Advocate - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Lafayette Council Approves Comprehensive Plan

Lafayette Comprehensive Plan, FacebookThe Lafayette Comprehensive Plan is set in stone after it earned final approval from the council Tuesday night.The body voted 6-3 to approve a resolution supporting the plan. Council members Jared Bellard, District ... [Published 973 The Dawg - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed ordinance weakens political sign limit

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)Subjects:Places:LAFAYETTE, Louisiana — An existing city ordinance that restricts campaign signs would be weakened under a proposal introduced by the Lafayette City-Parish Council.The Advertiser ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Citing free speech concerns, Lafayette council considers abolishing politial sign regulation

LAFAYETTE — The City-Parish Council is considering doing away with a regulation that bans political signs on private property in the city of Lafayette earlier than 90 days before an election.City-parish government stopped enforcing the prohibition earlier ... [Published The Advocate - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 21 2014 - Updated Jun 21 2014 - 1 reports

Not many primary contests, filings show

The Vermont Statehouse (Wikimedia Commons)BRATTLEBORO -- The only excitement is in the Senate.That's the picture that emerged over the past week as state officials finalized a list of candidates who have filed papers to run for Windham County's legislative ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jun 21 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Vernon tax break will expire in 2019

VERNON -- After extended negotiations in Montpelier, the town's property owners now know when their valuable tax break will expire.As the 2014 Legislative session wound down last week, lawmakers agreed on a bill that will phase out Vernon's 25 percent ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 13 2014]
First reported May 10 2014 - Updated May 10 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers OK child-care union

BRATTLEBORO -- As a veteran of the child-care business, Kay Curtis wants to ensure that "Vermont has the best early education system in the country."The owner of Happy Hands -- A School for Little People, based in Brattleboro, Curtis believes the state ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 10 2014]
First reported May 05 2014 - Updated May 05 2014 - 1 reports

Vernon tax break gets an extra year in the Senate

VERNON -- The Vermont Senate says Vernon residents should keep their property tax break for a little longer than previously proposed.The Senate has voted to gradually phase out Vernon's 25-percent reduction in the state property tax rate by 2019, giving ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 05 2014]
First reported May 03 2014 - Updated May 03 2014 - 1 reports

Local lawmakers split on forced school mergers

BRATTLEBORO -- Rep. Tristan Toleno sees a big problem in Vermont's educational system -- "deficits in opportunity" from school to school, with some students having less access to classes and services than others.But the Brattleboro Democrat on Wednesday ... [Published Battleboro Reformer - May 03 2014]
First reported Apr 26 2014 - Updated Apr 26 2014 - 1 reports

Most local reps favor food labels, marijuana program

BRATTLEBORO -- For state Rep. Mike Hebert, the debate over Vermont's proposed GMO-labeling law came down to money -- and its possible influence.Though the Vernon Republican last year supported a House-approved labeling bill for genetically modified food, ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Apr 26 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

House proposes phasing out Vernon tax break

Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant in Vernon (Entergy Corp.)VERNON -- A property-tax break benefiting town residents would continue but would be phased out over a period of three years, according to the latest proposal in the state Legislature.Due to ... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Apr 12 2014]

Quotes

"it went to conference committee, and all day thursday and friday i worked to try and convince the house to see it my way" Hebert said
...for this bill because providers in my district overwhelmingly supported this bill," Hebert said in comments recorded in the official House journal. "however, i still remain unconvinced that this bill will provide the benefits they hope for, nor will the bill add value to our children's education."

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Guilford seeks expert for bridge options [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jul 16 2014]
Changing limits on political signs panned [Published The Advocate - Jul 10 2014]
Lafayette Council Approves Comprehensive Plan [Published 973 The Dawg - Jul 02 2014]
Proposed ordinance weakens political sign limit [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Jun 25 2014]
Citing free speech concerns, Lafayette council ... [Published The Advocate - Jun 25 2014]
Not many primary contests, filings show [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jun 21 2014]
Vernon tax break will expire in 2019 [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 13 2014]
Lawmakers OK child-care union [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 10 2014]
Vernon tax break gets an extra year in the Senate [Published Greenfield Town Crier - May 05 2014]
Local lawmakers split on forced school mergers [Published Battleboro Reformer - May 03 2014]
Most local reps favor food labels, marijuana pr... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Apr 26 2014]
House proposes phasing out Vernon tax break [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Apr 12 2014]
Vernon town, school budget votes set [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 26 2014]
Vernon principal heading to Brattleboro's Green... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 26 2014]
Vernon mulls school cuts, May 6 revote [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 12 2014]
Vernon school budget fails [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Mar 06 2014]
Dover prepares for Act 148 [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Feb 04 2014]
Lafayette boundary ordinance up for adoption [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Feb 03 2014]
Vernon board defends budget [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Feb 01 2014]
Vernon proposes school budget [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jan 28 2014]
Lawmakers tackle water cleanup, sick time, addi... [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jan 25 2014]
Lawmakers praise gov's pitch for road, ag funding [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jan 18 2014]
Finances, taxes among state lawmakers' priorities [Published Battleboro Reformer - Jan 04 2014]
Vernon board discusses school-spending cuts [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Jan 02 2014]
Vernon at 'crossroads' for trash collection [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Nov 08 2013]
Vernon targets 30 percent budget cut [Published Greenfield Town Crier - Nov 06 2013]
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