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Poll Shows Vermonters Support Right to Work – For Good Reasons

By Rob Roper Over 85% of Vermonters agree that employees should have the right to decide, without force or penalty, whether to join or leave […]

Americans not fully sold on global warming theory

By Robert Maynard A new survey has revealed that fewer than half of all Americans are buying into the theory that human activity is the […]

Congratulations on Lehinski hire

By Milton Eaton Congratulations to the Vermont Department of Public Service for hiringAnthony Leshinskie, an experienced, non-political nuclear engineer, to leadthe state¹s role in the decommissioning […]

VT REPUBLICANS STATEMENT ON JULY 2014 ECONOMIC DATA

Press Release Vermont’s Working Families Continue to Suffer While Shumlin Administration “Hopes” Conditions Will Improve Montpelier, VT – Vermont’s working families, young people, seniors, and […]

VT-NEA Lays Out Expectations for Single Payer Advocacy (VIDEO)

by Rob Roper Joel Cook, the executive director for the Vermont National Education Association (VT-NEA) testified before the House Committee on Healthcare, laying out what […]

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Americans not fully sold on global warming theory

By Robert Maynard A new survey has revealed that fewer than half of all Americans are buying into the theory that human activity is the primary driver of climate change: Despite the scientific consensus that global warming is occurring and caused by human activity, a new survey conducted for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette demonstrates that many […]

Open data pioneer: ‘I didn’t ask Congress, I just did it’

By Bruce Parker | Vermont Watchdog Waldo Jaquith didn’t set out to be a pioneer of government accountability. But after years of experimenting with government data for fun, the director of the U.S. Open Data Institute and creator of Ethics.gov finds himself at the forefront of a transparency revolution. “I started connecting with people around […]

Will donors punish GOP outliers on election law?

By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than two-thirds of the Republican co-sponsors of a controversial voter bill have gone silent. They have good reason to lay low, says one election-law attorney. U.S. Rep. James Sensenbrenner, R-Wis., author of the Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014, said he’s proud to work with the American Civil Liberties […]