Governor ducking controversial election-year decision, GOP claim
This week, Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) announced another of a series of recent delays in the unveiling of the financing strategy for his government-run, taxpayer financed health care plans.
Vermont State College and University of Vermont students gathered today at the state house to call for the passage of S.40...
Massive payroll tax to fund Democrats' single-payer health care system seen as big negative
Small business optimism in Vermont continues its winter hibernation with the latest published index dropping 2.7 points to 91.4, a reading that historically has been associated with recessions and periods of sub-par growth.
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The chill winds of the Cold War have returned to Europe and the halls of diplomacy.
Ethan Allen Institute
The past year has been a hard one on Vermont employees. For example, IBM, Vermont’s long-time top private employer laid off 419 workers from its Essex facility last summer and just announced another 140 jobs will go.
A little over 40 years ago, the federal Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA) was passed into law. In Vermont, it is common to see osprey and loons, so it is hard to believe that merely a few decades ago, these birds were vanishingly rare in our state.
It is an article of faith in Washington among the ruling class that were it not for those unreasonable conservatives like Ted Cruz and Mike Lee that Republicans would control the Senate.
A long overdue honor for work “above and beyond” was made by state legislators to the Rutland Area Visiting Nurse Association & Hospice (RAVNAH). The ageny was recognized for it significant health care role.
Louise McCarren, a Charlotte resident, has been elected by the board as the chairperson of Campaign for Vermont. Campaign for Vermont is a pro-business organization which describes itself as advocating non-partisan solutions which promote economic opportunity within the state.
During Town Meeting 2014, voters in 35 towns across Vermont rejected their local school budgets. Included in the 35 “no” communities are not just little hamlets but some very large, influential municipalities—surprisingly, Burlington, Montpelier and Rutland were among them; places that used to rubber-stamp obese school budgets. While this fact may not phase you much where you live, it’s a clear sign that something’s shifting in Vermont’s body politic.
Sanders suggests run for U.S. President in 2016
Progressive U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is readying a potential 2016 presidential primary challenge to Hillary Clinton, claiming that the “same old same old ... Clinton type of politics” won't solve the problems of the nation.
Fixing the technical problems that plague Green Mountain Care will simply make it easier for Vermonters to enroll in a system that may cost them more, creates uncertainty and potential for job losses, said the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) March 5.
Town Meeting Day 2014
Town Meeting Day 2014 voice and balloting results: Addison County and southern Chittenden County...
Rutland County: Town Meeting voting results...
Town Meeting 2014
Middlebury—Results of Voting by Australian Ballot: March 4, 2014...
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