In Vermont, the pros and cons of universal pre-K fall along party lines. Democrats and Progressives largely support it; Republicans and libertarians mostly oppose it. Yet much to the surprise of Vermont conservatives, Republican Gov. Phil Scott has been supportive of state pre-kindergarten expansion.
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos waded into election integrity issues Tuesday, announcing his fears that a section of a bill moving through Congress could lead to the policing of polling places by armed Secret Service agents.
When it comes to judging the academic preparedness of Vermont’s students, how effective are the results of the latest multi-grade test instrument of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium?
Uncertainty over the legal meaning of the president’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord will be the topic of a free public lecture hosted Thursday by Vermont Law School.
A ruling by a Vermont Superior Court judge has led to the removal of 13 percent of a small Northeast Kingdom town’s electorate from the voter checklist, a win for plaintiffs who argued that part-time residents are not allowed to vote in Vermont elections.
After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program.
The Fossil Free Fast event weaved-in every Democrat-progressive cause from immigration and white-male supremacy to free college tuition and single-payer health care.
According to former New Haven Selectman Douglas Tolles, New Haven GLC is on prime agricultural land and its size violates both the old town plan and the new town plan.
After years spent softening the public image of recreational marijuana drug use, pot advocates finally scored a victory in Vermont on Monday with Gov. Phil Scott signing legislation that legalizes possession, use and cultivation of marijuana by adults.
Outspoken Addison County residents who attended a presentation about a proposed Vermont carbon tax last week expressed their displeasure with the plan, saying it will add as much as $1,000 to their current winter heating bill if adopted.
“The thing that bothers us the most is that we have been discounted during this whole debate about legalizing marijuana. Gov. Scott’s commission was established to provide guidance and answers, but now it seems to have been a waste of time.”