If the state Senate race in Windsor County is an indication of things to come, gun rights and high taxes may be the pivot to get out the opposition vote for the Aug. 14 primary as well as the November election.
Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enforcement.
A staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont says Gov. Phil Scott has missed the group’s deadline to reinstate members of the public who were blocked from his Facebook page and to stop selectively deleting comments from constituents.
Mental illness is a struggle for many in Vermont, but a coalition of help organizations has decided that it doesn’t have to be a stigma, and is organizing a local event to celebrate “psychiatric survivors.”
Vermonters upset over Gov. Phil Scott’s flip-flop on gun control have taken to social media to vent their anger, but a lawyer with the Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says some of their comments are getting deleted from the governor’s Facebook page.
While Vermont made an early, pioneering bid to make health-care costs more transparent, via its VHCURES and Health Care Price Transparency database, how has it fared in the wake of Colorado’s big leap forward in transparency this year?
Vermont Republican state candidate H. Brooke Paige is no stranger to the party faithful — but he is rather unconventional.
A potential overhaul of Act 250 has many Vermonters questioning the merits, failures and likely future changes of the state’s watershed land use law. Last week, an all-day event was held to find balance for Vermont’s communities, economy and environment.
Giddings said Marcraft Realty feels vindicated, although she believes that many commercial properties like the Brattleboro Outlet Center in southern Vermont are being over-assessed by towns.
Marchand says there’s no silver bullet for cutting down on opioid addiction and death rates in Vermont. “Such a state tax would only harm patients who need the drugs without reducing addiction,” he said.
Vermont is one step closer to a $15 minimum wage following a narrow yes vote in the House on Tuesday, and business owners say the development has them worried, despite the likelihood of a veto by the governor.