The disastrous 2018 election results for conservative Republicans and like-minded candidates has ignited a grassroots effort to strengthen the base and field new candidates for local and statewide office.
Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday laid out numerous budget priorities for Vermont ranging from a vaping tax and clean water funding to electric vehicles and Act 250 exemptions for developers.
As lawmakers begin evaluating the pros and cons of carbon pricing methods in Vermont, the House Energy and Technology Committee appears to have invited testimony mostly from individuals and groups who support a carbon tax.
After helping vote down a continuing resolution Thursday, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., has more than a few Vermont heads spinning on whether he supports the government shutdown.
Blanchard denies the police’s telling of events. He claims they exaggerated the incident, abused their authority and violated his rights under the Constitution.
The multi-million dollar projects are the latest to get attention because of their approach to financing — increasing the city’s sales tax from 7 percent to 8 percent via a local option tax on food, lodging and alcohol.
Vermont lawmakers are enjoying an end-of-year respite while preparing for the new legislative session. To get a sense of how 2018 election results might impact the 2019 legislative agenda, True North interviewed three senior state lawmakers for their views.
According to the nonprofit Vermont Student Assistance Corporation, its GEAR UP program has a proven record of increasing high school graduation and postsecondary enrollment rates.
Vermonters would rather roll up their sleeves than sit down and write a check as the best way to help local charities. Yet hard donations also are part of the Vermont way of generosity.
The Vermont Agricultural Quality Partnership’s watershed tour provided an insightful look at the coordinated team and strategic approaches underway to improve water quality.
Suicide rates throughout the U.S., and especially in Vermont, are on the rise. On average, one person dies of suicide every three days in the Green Mountain State.