This week’s Statehouse Headliners covers updates on marijuana legalization, the budget, turbine setback regulations, new acts and more.
To offer any compromise — even a so-called “pin prick” — sacrifices girls and women to barbarism and sets back the movement for women’s rights in Muslim communities hundreds of years.
Local school boards in Vermont are now responsible for negotiating an 80/20 split in payment of health care premiums or finding the savings elsewhere in their budgets.
“Indonesia has long had a reputation for being a model of Muslim moderation and pluralism, yet its problem with radical Islamism is real.”
“Thanks to the Governor, this new budget will reduce property taxes on residential taxpayers and keep rates level for non-residential payers.”
Remember the “energy independence” preoccupation of not so long ago? The U.S. is now emerging as the world’s energy superpower, and U.S. oil and gas exports are rebalancing global markets.
Given that our population density is far below that of the many places around the globe and we still have an abundance of natural resources, the American vision of populating the continent is a far from finished task.
Apparently those Democrats haven’t taken a close look at Vermont’s pioneering experience with single payer, which ended with Gov. Shumlin’s embarrassing abandonment of the idea in late 2014.
A reading of Frederick Douglass’ famous speech “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” will be held July 5 in the Dorothy Ailing Memorial Library in Williston.