The fossil fuels industry gets its own life support from governments, and that is a huge multiple of what is given to renewable power.
For the one third of voters who must pay the school homestead property tax, the Big Issue this election season is likely to be “Why am I staring at yet another, bigger school property tax bill? Where does this end?”
Water itself has become the centerpiece of clamorous debate, over issues ranging from climate change and the environment; and from agribusiness to international terrorism.
With all due respect, it is Roper and his tired anti-worker, pro-corporation mantra who are out of touch.
Vermont has some substantial blocks of undeveloped land that will be essential to climate adaptation, but even the most remote parts of Vermont are experiencing development pressure.
The huge cost overruns are just one more indication that this fossil fuel boondoggle is not in the best interest of Vermonters.
Never did I think that I would be faced with the decision to leave the political party which I have spent the last 40 years working with and which I felt had done much good for our state.
Have you ever heard of Jody Hice? If not, in all likelihood you will be hearing more from this man then you had hoped.
In the last several days a very promising new initiative has emerged in the form of a U.S. Senate bill, the Propane Supply and Security Act of 2014.
We will not let the heart of our state get overrun by Gaz Metro/Vermont Gas and International Paper.
While Vermont’s pristine beauty is ideal to promote tourism, any industry that exists through underpaying its workers should be examined by all responsible citizens.
The Violence Against Women Act, passed in September of 1994, was a groundbreaking piece of civil rights legislation.
If we want Vermont to be more affordable or for our state government to be able to invest in other priorities, such as higher education or mental health, we need to contain preK-12 education spending.