The legislators, if they wanted to stem the out-migration of Vermont’s wealthier residents, would have elected to remove the estate tax provisions entirely.
We war veterans and members of Veterans for Peace are worried about a slow but insistent drift, toward another war.
The most pervasive reasons for opiate misuse are the multitude of social ills. If Vermont doubles down on a public health response, there could be a most satisfying victory.
As the June deadline for Act 46 school district merger votes approaches, voters in choice towns should be extremely wary of the tactics being used to promote mergers.
You can imagine my glee when, an hour into a three-hour video of a tiny Vermont town’s selectboard meeting, I realized I was being treated to a “Scientists and Monsters” experience.
Adding the accomplishments from this past session and to ones by the Legislature over the past few years is quite an impressive list of progressive policies.
To my despair, I found a place as cold and sterile as an icebox, an establishment that was cranking a money machine as fast as they could turn the wheels.
There is no biology or other science behind the state’s egregious open season on coyote.
Of the 6,000 or so Vermonters about to graduate from high school, more than 2,000 are unlikely to further their education after June.
Our river differs north to south but it is all the same watershed from the headwaters of its smallest tributary to the Long Island Sound.
As part of relicensing, the Connecticut River Management Plan recommendations for Wilder Dam likely would alter operations that likely would reduce annual revenues and profits.
How can Vermonters know whether we are getting a fair return on our investment?
My criteria include preserving fiscal responsibility, advancing liberty, limiting government, and thwarting various hungry special interests.
It’s mind-blowing that the state of Vermont is willing to increase our use of fracked natural gas even though we banned fracking in the state.