Vermont Sen. and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released 10 years of tax returns Monday, confirming his membership in the millionaire class.
It’s nice to have more money in your pocket. And thanks to the 2017 tax cuts, the typical American is now paying less in taxes.
As minority leaders in the Vermont House and Senate, we once again find ourselves frustrated by legislative proposals from the majority that leave us questioning how Vermont can sustain itself.
Wealthy taxpayers are something we should want to cultivate, not strip mine or hunt into extinction. So, maybe take some time today as you’re filing your taxes to thank the rich. Imagine what your bill would be without them.
The professional press corps hasn’t informed Vermonters about the realities of the Colorado experiment with tax and regulate marijuana. However, they were able to report that a physician and former governor is happy to lend his name to the marijuana industry.
This year, “Tax Freedom Day” — the day after which Americans have worked enough days of the year to pay their taxes — occurs just one day after “Tax Day,” April 15, the deadline for filing federal tax returns.
On April 6th, airmen, retirees, their family members, and the media said their final goodbye to this historic aircraft during the Viper Out ceremony at the 158th Fighter Wing.
This legislative session has certainly put the cap on the question: Is Vermont trending toward a socialist state? This is not a difficult question to answer when considering the proposed legislation subjects, the outcomes from votes taken in session, and the lopsided results.
Legal fees, for example, probably wouldn’t change much as a result of the new policy, but the home and health care of senior citizens could change a lot.
“Commercialization really changed the life and the atmosphere in the state, very quickly,” Troyer said. “We now have more stores selling marijuana than we have Starbucks and McDonalds combined.”
Patricia Blair from Bennington was eight months pregnant with twins when an intoxicated driver slammed into her car on Route 7 in 2009. She lost her twins as a result of the horrific accident.