“Your Commission clearly states that increased consumption will lead to more mental illness, more death on our highways, more child exposure and more state spending to address these and other problems. Governor Scott, please trust what your inner voice tells you is best for Vermont. Your fellow Vermonters know you as a person of common sense who can be trusted to do what is right for them and for their children.”
Bills can change radically between concepts and ratification, and even after ratification, laws can be changed. If it happened in the private sector, it would be called bait and switch.
Many people whine that using the Electoral College instead of the popular vote and majority rule is undemocratic. I’d say that they are absolutely right. Not deciding who will be the president by majority rule is not democracy. But the Founding Fathers went to great lengths to ensure that we were a republic and not a democracy.
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker called on state lawmakers to approve a bill that would allow drug addicts to be held against their will for potential treatment.
The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) told U.S. Senators during a hearing the U.S. is becoming the world’s “leader” in oil and natural gas production.
Americans United for Life released its 2018 Life List Tuesday, ranking states based on their legal protections for human life from conception to natural death. Vermont is among the bottom three.
Gun control groups are once again trying to influence Vermont’s politics. Share this video with others and find out what you can do to help preserve Vermont’s gun freedom.
For a billion and a half dollars every year, it seems to me that we ought to be getting better than 50 percent proficiency.
The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department is hosting several public discussion sessions on Vermont’s fishing regulations. Department officials are hoping to engage anglers in a discussion and gather public opinion on the state’s baitfish rules.