The push for major investment in child care succeeded because it had broad public support. Those supporters deserved a seat at the table when the discussion turned to taxes.
Robert Wood: Legislature abandons concept of a republic in favor of an overseer state
Madison reasoned that, in a republic, groups (factions) would be forced to negotiate and compromise among themselves, arriving at solutions that would respect the rights of minorities.
Rae Carter: The ‘personal work’ of diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging
Ripples of behavior change by more and more people lead to transformation, healing and evolution for just and liberated organizations, communities and culture.
Brenna Galdenzi: State plans on trapping, coyote hounding are toothless, unenforceable
It is telling that the Fish & Wildlife Department never includes photos of living, trapped animals in its press releases or other communications.
Letter to the editor: What about the real state of the nation?
What happens when a society like this elects leaders whose main — often sole — goal is to reduce taxes for those who are prospering?
Letter to the editor: Burton, Higher Ground underestimate neighbors’ concerns
These neighbors share concerns about noise, traffic and safety, and support CRZ's efforts to see that these issues are addressed.
Cartoon: Danziger for May 31
James Baker: These charges against two state troopers are beyond the pale
Already the superior court judge has found no probable cause for the simple assault charge. Why would two prior attorneys generals not bring charges?
Anne Sosin: Homelessness is a crisis of housing and Vermont values
Magical thinking and zero-sum calculations, not facts, have fueled a debate on how many Vermonters to unshelter, not how to best address this crisis.
Chloe Learey: What can we do to boost child care capacity right now?
Having a dedicated person like the resource development specialist could make a big difference.