The large number of school budget rejections this year raises the possibility that the current school financing system may need to be adjusted, if not replaced.
This week in the Vermont Legislature: Capital projects, whistleblower protections, education hearing
The Vermont Democratic Party fired back Thursday at Republicans who called for a federal investigation into what they allege was fraud committed by the lead vendor in the building of the state’s health care exchange. A news release issued by Democratic Party Chair Dottie Deans accused the GOP of “putting the health care security of […]
Feb. 10, 2014: Vermont House Committee on Corrections and Institutions members discuss the FY14 capital construction budget adjustment bill, moratorium on school construction bonds, plans for the State Hospital, incoming bills dealing with mental health issues, corrections crowding and opiate epidemic. Rep. Linda Myers (Essex/Vice Chair, Terry McCaig (Williston), and Joan Lenes (Shelburne/ Clerk) join […]
Lauren Glenn-Davitian, executive director of CCTV’s Center for Media and Democracy, interviewed Rep. Chris Pearson, P-Burlington, on Feb. 3, 2014. Representative Chris Pearson (Burlington), member of the VT House Committee on Health Care provides an overview of current health care discussions, prospects for financing proposed Vermont’s Universal Health Care system, use of Results-Based Accountability in […]