Peter Hirschfeld reports:
Senate lawmakers have voted to halt the Douglas administration’s plans to monitor the web-viewing habits of thousands of state employees.
In a unanimous voice vote this week, the Senate approved an amendment, attached to the budget bill, that would forbid human resources managers from tracking the Internet activity of Vermont employees working on state-owned computers.
Commissioner of Human Resources Caroline Earle said the Douglas administration will oppose the language and look to have it stricken from the budget when both the House and Senate iron out final details in a committee of conference.
Read more in the Times Argus.