A nonradiological site investigation report on the Vermont Yankee nuclear power station has uncovered no new contamination, the commissioner of the Department of Environmental Conservation said Wednesday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders jumped to Democratic Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard’s defense Monday against unfounded allegations that she is a Russian asset.
When the Legislature convenes in January, Vermonters can expect a full-court press to impose added costs and restrictions on many fossil fuel products and benefits. Here’s the latest on five climate change initiatives.
One complaint involved a “thin blue line” flag that hung in front of the Brattleboro Fire Department station downtown. Seen as a way to honor law enforcement but also a response to the Black Lives Matter movement, some people deem the flag insensitive.
The deep fault with modern leftist politics is that it always involves us giving up our rights, money, power, free speech and thoughts to politicians who really, really want it. They don’t deserve that power and they won’t use it well.
It is estimated that nearly 75 percent of the land in New Hampshire qualifies for zero or discounted tax rates under Current Use law, which was enacted in the 1970s to allow farm or forest land, along with wetlands and unproductive land, to be taxed at below fair market value.
Rachel McKinnon, representing Canada, won gold for the sprint event in the women’s 35-39 age category at the 2019 Masters Track Cycling World Championships in Manchester, England.
We should not emulate California’s practices for dealing with homelessness, stop forcing our utilities to buy renewable energy at twice the market price, steer clear of costly programs to promote “global climate solutions,” and get serious about reducing the $4.5 billion unfunded liabilities of our own state employee and teachers retirement funds.
We all know a carbon tax would especially hurt lower-income Vermonters who can’t afford expensive electric vehicles, as well as rural Vermonters who have to make long commutes for work or are unable to rely on public transportation.
“If this is how China is willing to use its leverage over basketball, e-sports, and flag emojis, imagine what could happen if we let Chinese companies’ equipment into America’s #5G networks,” the FCC chairman wrote.
The Office of Outdoor Recreation Industry Development included in the new state budget means New Hampshire joins more than a dozen states with a division to specifically focus on that trade.