Peter Limon: What’s the rush on all-payer?

If all-payer is such a good solution, it will return in a better and better-understood form.

Walter Meisner: Iberdrola reiterates benefits of last offer to Windham and Grafton

The proposed Stiles Brook Wind Project would offer a substantial positive impact on the economies of Windham and Grafton, promote rural vitality, help preserve working forest that is open to the community, and help fight climate change.

Rob Roper: Yes, the plan is to pass a carbon tax in 2017

Should Vermonters be worried? Absolutely.

Rosemarie Jackowski: Voters’ job is to research candidates

We cannot rely on hearsay or political campaign propaganda. The only way to judge a candidate is by their own words.

Sam Lincoln: Farm-raised kids get uncountable gifts

It was 30 years ago this month, my 12th birthday on a dairy farm in Randolph Center, that I received a brand new Stihl model 011 chainsaw from my folks.

Chuck Ross: Agriculture is critical to our communities, economy and landscape

As I look toward the future, I have no doubt the future of agriculture in Vermont will be very bright.

Sandra Levine: Pollution vs. bold climate action

When it comes to climate change, the upcoming election poses stark contrasts that pit pollution against bold climate action.

John Fairbanks: The dangerous fraud about vote fraud

After the Shelby County v. Holder decision, several states moved quickly to enact laws ostensibly aimed at combating voter fraud but actually designed to make it harder for non-white voters, who are presumed to vote Democratic, to exercise their franchise.

Jennifer Brunton: To the CCV administration

Most of the people in the administration at CCV seem to be kind and idealistic people — some, exceptionally so. Is it possible you are unaware of the plight of your faculty?

Arthur Hendrickson: Carbon tax or sales tax?

So far, the carbon tax bills that have been proposed in the Vermont Legislature have complicated ways to spend the money by adjusting the sales tax, creating new programs and contain discriminatory tax credits.

David Cherry: Wind energy and ethics

Assessing the need for industrial wind farms and their siting requires ethical values.

Matt Dunne: Climate change and fiscal prudence

We must divest state assets from fossil fuels that are damaging our environment and fossil fuel companies that are clearly undertaking deceptive practices related to fossil fuels.

Jameson French: Meadowsend is part of the solution

We see the development of the Stiles Brook Wind Project as the best path to continue environmentally conscious and sustainable management, promote rural vitality, and help fight climate change.

Jane Palmer: Testifying before the Act 174 Working Group committee

The prospect that any project will receive a certificate of public good regardless of what any private citizen does or says indicates that it really doesn’t matter what kind of illusion of participation the public is granted.