These glacial “advances” are some of the most often cited evidence against global warming. However, they are actually strong evidence for global warming.
Serving as an elected official in Vermont is an important undertaking.
Divestment politicizes what should be the non-political function of funding state pensions in the most efficient and effective way possible.
If school district were to be required to contribute more local dollars, it would spur innovation and efficiencies that would lead to better programing for students.
Declining enrollment in Vermont’s public schools is at a breaking point: The state’s student population has dropped by 21,000 since 1997, and population projections show continuing declines through at least 2030.
Declining enrollment, rising school spending: The data behind the crisis. An investigation by Amy Ash Nixon, Diane Zeigler and Hilary Niles.
The 2015 VTDigger/Castleton Polling Institute survey of 700 Vermonters found support for Gov. Peter Shumlin flagging, but showed an interest in gun regulations and tax options. See the complete results here.
Eight facts you need to know about Vermont’s new cellphone law. A VTD-411
Halfway Hotels: Vermont’s Quick Fix for Homelessness. A VTDigger Investigation by Laura Krantz and Cory Dawson.
It’s election season again in Vermont. Need to know who’s running for state and county offices in your area? Try VTDigger’s candidate listings tool.
The VTDigger/Castleton Polling Institute poll is based on data from 682 interviews drawn from a random sample of registered voters in Vermont. Interviews were conducted by phone by from March 31 to April 7, 2014. Thirteen percent of interviews were conducted with registered voters on cellphones. The data reported are weighted based on estimations of the population of Vermont registered voters to account for differential in response rates among age groups.
This special section explains how Vermont’s health care exchange works for individuals and small businesses. The guide includes interactive subsidy graphs, a navigator map and detailed information about subsidies, penalties and tax ramifications.
“Together, we have sent a message that will echo from Wall Street to Washington and from Maine to California that the government of this great nation belongs to all of the people and not just a handful of wealthy campaign contributors and their super PACs.” Sen Bernie Sanders in his speech Tuesday night after winning the New Hampshire Democratic primary.