The candidate who made national headlines for winning six primary election contests in August is waging an even bigger battle in Vermont’s highest court: the battle over Act 46.
Janssen Willhoit joined the Legislature only two years ago, but now the St. Johnsbury representative has given up his seat to run for attorney general following a special GOP nominating process in late August.
Many parents expressed concerns about the four-point grading system at the kindergarten through eighth-grade level, with some calling it confusing and counter-productive.
Vermont corporate income tax (CIT) receipts through September, 2018 jumped a whopping 80 percent over the first nine months of 2017. Grateful lawmakers can thank the main architect of the 2017 federal tax cuts: President Donald Trump.
Most Vermonters live within an hour’s drive of Quebec, Canada. There have been elections in the provinces throughout the year, and in almost every case provincial voters have chosen more conservative parties and candidates.
Mexico sent federal police to its southern border Wednesday with a warning that they will detain and deport any members of a highly publicized migrant caravan who try to enter the country without a visa.
Four states — Oregon, Washington, Vermont, and now California — have enacted state-level net neutrality laws. However, power to regulate in this area is expressly granted to the federal government by the Constitution.
In this State Headliners, the power grid chief is set to back a carbon tax, and feds approve Vermont Yankee sale.
Five candidates for state Senate faced-off in a forum Monday evening in the Channel 17 studios, and voters got to hear distinctly different plans for Vermont from both the left and right.
The proposal says to the person who prefers not to obtain insurance: “Your government will not fine you for failing to buy health insurance. But if you are unlucky enough to run up a big medical bill, you will be paying a piece of it off every year at tax time.”
The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning that the dire costs of climate change are going to be here sooner than we think. Oh, yeah, and the solution is to tear down the global free-enterprise system.
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren defended sharing the results from her DNA test on Tuesday despite facing backlash for misrepresenting her American Indian heritage.