This week’s Statehouse Headliners lists crime and prison-related legislation in Vermont. It also looks at Vermont CO2 emissions and a letter to Bernie Sanders concerning freedom of religion.
Free Staters were seen as open, willing to engage others on the issues that matter most to them, and able to find common ground where possible to make a better life for everyone.
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.