“Burning wood is CO2-neutral” is a phrase used by wood burning proponents to bamboozle Vermonters.
Democrats and Republicans in Congress are in full combat over the future of Obamacare. Three of the key issues they’re debating are Medicaid expansion, the individual mandate and the Cost Sharing Reduction.
“With liberty, equality is the foundational cause of the United States of America, and it must be the same for all leaders and citizens.”
Vermonters wanting a well-vetted, safe, prompt decommissioning of Vermont Yankee by NorthStar have received three pieces of good news in the last two weeks.
We are following a foolish economic model that actually is moving us away from the trends that helped Vermont lead the way in the greening of America.
Coupled with his rejection of a carbon tax and its fallback euphemism “carbon pricing,” it looks like the most Scott will accept from his commission might be tax credits and sales tax exemptions for people who buy pricey electric and hybrid vehicles and some energy efficiency products.
“Governor Brownback understands how nations which protect religious freedom first will advance human rights and democracy, and those who do not will see their nations deteriorate on all levels of security and human rights.”
For the first time in many years, state spending isn’t growing faster than our ability to pay for it. And, not a single piece of legislation that I signed created or raised taxes or fees.
The new Vermont Climate Action Commission must grow the economy, revenue for the 2017-18 state budget is short $29 million, and Gov. Phil Scott says he won’t support a marijuana legalization bill that doesn’t include a roadside test.