“I guess it’s no surprise that the department there is dysfunctional. They don’t call you back and even the service providers say that,” McColgan said.
A student-led climate-change activism organization called the VT Youth Lobby is using public taxpayer assets to organize and promote its activism while having close ties to VPIRG and 350VT.
Vermont homeowners with professional incomes are well aware of the pain experienced when it comes time to pay the local property tax. The average effective property tax rate of 1.78 percent places Vermont at No. 8 in the top 10 highest in the U.S.
A Green Mountain Power rebate spurring Vermonters to buy vehicles that use the utility’s electric power has company executives crowing — and at least one critic groaning about corporate profit motives.
“What I find troublesome after all this is said and done is that there are volunteer organizations that are being intertwined with government and organizations with national and international agendas,” Jarvis said.
Just in time for the April 15 tax-filing deadline, a new online report shows that Vermonters have a lot of reasons to sing the blues: They have one of the nation’s highest state tax loads to bear.
This year’s celebration of Jefferson Day will arrive a few days early in the Green Mountain State. The founding statesman’s legacy will be feted with a special 25th annual dinner gathering featuring guest speaker and legal historian Paul Gillies.
Supporters of a new boycott against Vermont companies that support a carbon tax say three state legislators have conflicts of interest on energy policy because of their ties to SunCommon.
When retired homeowners Doug and Pat Richmond were told by their home fuel-oil dealer that their basement fuel tank was being “red tagged,” they went nearly apoplectic.
Multiple anti-carbon tax groups are partnering in an effort to boycott Vermont companies whose CEOs are supporting a carbon tax in the Green Mountain State.
Town Meeting Day at the Middlebury Union High School auditorium will likely be remembered by residents as a day for a changing of the guard.