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Klein: If the Senate passes a wind moratorium, Vermont as a leader in renewable energy generation in the country and the world is over. “We are done. In fact, we would be a joke.”
Posted in Energy & Environment
There are now upwards to 47 million Americans enrolled in the Food Stamp program — up from approximately 25 million just a few years ago. The number of Americans receiving Medicaid, fuel and housing subsidence has reached all-time highs.
There is much to be said for unions and professional associations — but flexibility and fast-paced change does not appear to be in the Vermont NEA’s box of tools.
City of Burlington advances Act 250 permit amendment proposal seeking to foster public’s use and control of Waterfront Park
Mayor Miro Weinberger today highlighted the City of Burlington’s efforts to enhance the public’s use and control of Waterfront Park through amendments to its Act 250 permit filed by the City’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Legislative preview: Ways and Means looks to minimize property tax increase, fund health care exchange
The state is facing a $50 million to $70 million budget gap for fiscal year 2014, due to federal cuts, substantial retirement contributions, Irene recovery work …
The Agency of Commerce and Community Development is bracing itself for the departure of its deputy secretary, Patricia Moulton Powden. Moulton Powden has accepted the position of director of workforce development for the Brattleboro Development Credit Corp. (BDCC); at the end of 2013, she will take over as executive director. Moulton Powden is leaving the [...]
The Foodbank is $700,000 short of its fundraising goal, and it faces this challenge at a time when charitable food programs are bracing themselves for the impact of “fiscal cliff” cuts.
The state wants to make sure that federal dollars, which are funding 100 percent of the project, are protected by a firm that is willing to take on a high level of liability for the system it’s building, said Robin Lunge.