It can’t be psychologically healthy to put so much pressure on young people — teaching them it’s up to you to save the world or you and everything you love will die — and to bombard them so relentlessly with doom and gloom scenarios about their futures.
Beginning in earnest in 2006, climate change activists have succeeded in progressively shifting the emphasis of transportation policy toward reducing CO2 emissions and defeating climate change.
This week we speak with Lt. Col. Terry Williams about the state of the slate quarries in Vermont, the looming threat of Act 250 and what policies would help Vermont’s historic industry prosper.
In January 2018, China banned nearly all plastic trash imports, raising concerns about the future of recycling. But in Vermont, recycling is mandated by law.
“All in for Senator Steve Daines as he proposes an Amendment for a strong ban on burning our American Flag. A no brainer!” Trump said on Twitter.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is slated to go up in a debate against the only Democratic opponent who has consistently been polling ahead of him, former Vice President Joe Biden.
A proposed Medicaid insurance coverage rule change would relax some preconditions and remove all age limitations for transgender surgery.
With Bennington close to hiring a consultant to review Bennington Police Department policies and practices, some residents are calling for greater transparency and the creation of a police oversight board.
“It’s like blaming Ford or General Motors for the negligent use of their cars,” Lawrence Keane said. “It is wrong to hold the gun or any other industry liable for the criminal misuse of nondefective products sold lawfully.”
In the third episode of “Travels With Charlie – Vermont Politics in Real Life,” host Charlie Papillo talks Act 250 reform with developer Jeff Davis and Vermont state Sen. Chris Pearson, a Progressive-Democrat from Chittenden County.
Supporters of open borders and sanctuary policies must be overjoyed by the latest report from the Department of Homeland Security. The Border Patrol intercepted more than 144,000 illegal aliens at the southwest border in May, the largest monthly total in more than a dozen years.