The proposal released last week in the U.S. Senate does not respect the work that Vermont has painstakingly done in this space, and this Vermonter will not – cannot – support it.
Act 46 does not reward equity. Act 46 does not reward academic excellence. It doesn’t reward efficiency, transparency or even making voters happy.
We are seeing major consequences of what happens when the news media don’t do their job, or do it badly.
It’s a very dangerous trend, wherein elected officials are essentially criminalizing the thoughts and actions of their political opponents.
Our current subjection to the continued retellings raises a question: Are our leaders interested in our difficult experience with Act 46, and what the true story tells us is actually needed from their leadership?
The Vermont House is to be commended for their thoughtful and careful decision, but the Senate deserves its due respect.
Contrast the passing of Muhammad Ali with the passing of Donald Trump.
I implore the agency to reconsider the urgent timetable for implementation of the required agricultural practices in order to engage in serious dialogue around the concept of regenerative agriculture as a long-term, impactful solution to the issue of agricultural runoff pollution.
S.260 recognizes that to make meaningful progress toward meeting our state energy goals action needs to happen at the local level.
Is the Vermont Health Information Exchange just “Vermont Health Connect — The Sequel”?
Discrimination against us isn’t new. Violence against us isn’t new. Having members of our community killed isn’t new. And rallying together isn’t new.
Why should you listen to me? It’s simple. I’m here to tell you to do as I say, not as I did.
I went to a fairly low-rent summer camp for a week on Lake Eden and, while there, first met leeches. We called them “bloodsuckers.”
Unless we address the housing and transportation needs of young people, we are just not attractive enough to them to keep the economy functioning.