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.
Gov. Phil Scott has unveiled a five-year plan to fill the state’s $58 million education fund deficit and revitalize the state’s education system by generating approximately $300 million in savings over the next five years.
Vermont’s bucolic landscape may be the ideal place for tourists desiring to get away from the city’s madding crowds for a summer vacation, but some places harbor potential killers: disease-carrying mosquitoes.
The startling results of a Colorado Department of Transportation survey about marijuana-impaired driving don’t likely bode well for Vermont, but the head of Public Safety says his department has no plans to find out, even as the July 1 date for legal pot possession draws near.
A member of the Board of Civil Authority for the town of Victory says the Secretary of State’s office has not taken responsibility for the town’s election woes, even after a Vermont Superior Court judge ruled that the voter checklist contained unqualified voters and non-residents who voted in recent elections.
Many Republican Vermonters are reacting strongly to Gov. Phil Scott’s decision to sign three gun-control bills into law, and some say his flip-flop will have serious consequences come election time.