Guns and more guns was the issue of the day as lawmakers and high school students alike gathered at the Statehouse Thursday to call for new gun restrictions in response to the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
“If I had gotten any truth with the economic development folks that you’d be increasing our taxes by 24 percent, we would not have made that expansion. We would have invested outside Vermont.”
The Senate likely will confirm the president’s nomination of Russ Vought to be deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget after a cloture vote Monday. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who caucuses with Democrats, targeted Vought’s Christian beliefs.
The WRC is able to support these grant programs through the funds from the Clean Energy Development Fund earmarked for Windham County as part of the settlement between the state and Entergy Vermont Yankee.
Eventually, Anderson said, the boy identified with his biological sex, and those who cared for him prevented what could have been serious damage to his organs and years of medication that would have stopped his body from fully growing.
President Donald Trump said Thursday he would consider ordering a withdrawal of immigration enforcement agents from California, leaving the state’s pro-sanctuary officials to “figure it out for themselves.”
On Thursday, lawmakers will hear testimony from gun rights groups on why every school in Vermont should have armed personnel at the ready to protect kids from active shooters.
An armed citizenry alone is able to protect itself from tyranny. Or, as George Mason argued to Virginia’s ratification convention in 1788 — to disarm a nation is surely to set the conditions to enslave it.
Wealthy Vermonters who have the financial wherewithal to install solar panels, buy Priuses and live in newer, better insulated housing can take full advantage of the ESSEX plan.
A group made up of police, social workers, parents and former addicts agrees on the importance of human connection and the need to strengthen ties between organizations on the front lines of the opioid epidemic.