For the second year in a row, the Kellogg-Hubbard Library hosted a drag queen story hour for the public. This time more than 100 people attended, mostly with their children of young ages.
The good news: one of the top major credit agencies applauded Vermont’s legislators for recognizing that Vermont has a population problem. The bad news: that same credit agency said that it would still downgrade Vermont’s bond rating from a perfect AAA bond rating to AA+.
Terry Williams is a farmer from Poultney and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who served in Afghanistan. In this week’s episode of Dialogues, he speaks about the challenges faced by retired veterans living in Vermont.
“It’s incredulous that it’s OK for these law enforcement agencies and these jurisdictions to enforce the laws that they’re sworn to uphold, but when we come in to do our enforcement that we’re sworn to uphold, all the sudden it’s a problem,” he said.
Alexander Acosta secured a conviction of a vile predator, despite the fierce attacks of defense attorneys like Hillary Clinton. For that, he is being politically victimized.
In the fifth episode of “Travels With Charlie – Vermont Politics in Real Life,” host Charlie Papillo meets up with Ted Brady, the deputy secretary of Commerce and Community Development, and Eva Clark, a St. Joseph’s College graduate who is looking for a job in Vermont.
A study by the Energy Policy Institute for the University of Chicago has found that green energy quotas have strong adverse effects on energy prices.
A citizenship question was on the decennial census forms from 1820 to 1950. After that, it was only included on the long-form census form. In 2010, the question was removed entirely by the Obama administration.
Attorneys defending the Affordable Care Act faced sharp questions in New Orleans Tuesday about whether eliminating the act’s penalty for not buying health insurance renders the entire law unconstitutional.
“Fitch Ratings has downgraded the general obligation credit rating of the State of Vermont from AAA to AA+ with a stable outlook, its second highest rating. This outcome is not unexpected.”
At least some of the legal troubles hanging over the head of Vermont Democratic state Rep. Chris Bates appear to have lifted in the past week.
Governor Scott and Vermont attorney general T.J. Donovan have vocally condemned the Green Mountain State and its inhabitants as racist, based on statistics that show that blacks are incarcerated at a higher rate than whites and are more likely to be stopped by police.