Local Lawmakers respond to debt bill passing House
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 7:51 AM EDT
In a late-night decision, the U.S. House passed the bi-partisan debt bill to raise the debt ceiling for the next two years in order to avoid default. Local Representatives responded to its passing as the bill now heads to the Senate.
The city of Burlington is taking further steps to tackle its drug crisis. City councilors on the public safety committee made changes to a resolution taking a closer look at declaring the drug crisis a public health and safety emergency.