A group of lawmakers led by Rep. Heidi Scheuermann, R-Stowe, presented two bills this afternoon that would act as a moratorium on enforcement of Act 46 regarding forced school mergers.
The governors of Vermont and New Hampshire announced a twin-state family leave plan that would offer benefits to 18,500 state employees and give private businesses the option to join in at a cost affordable to employees.
A local man’s Trump flag is flying high again nearly two months after vandals torched a similar one in an act of political hate while the family slept.
On a recent episode of Vote for Vermont, host Pat McDonald had two education experts talk about Act 46 and the impact that district consolidation and potential school closures are going to have on small communities.
Gov. Phil Scott on Thursday delivered his second inaugural address, calling for bipartisan cooperation and listing priorities ranging from clean water funding and a reform of Act 250 to statewide testing of lead in schools.
Dozens of protesters wearing yellow vests showed up at the Statehouse on day-one of the 2019 legislative session to tell lawmakers that a carbon tax should not be on the agenda.
Recent developments in Morrisville and Hyde Park have exposed how zoning regulations, even with the best of intentions, can have negative impacts on efforts to keep homeless families out of sub-zero temperatures during the winter season.
The carbon tax hasn’t gained significant traction in the climate-conscious state of Vermont, but environmental activists have new approaches that could see progress in 2019.
A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center review of Vermont’s highly regarded “hub-and-spoke” model for treating opioid addiction concludes that the system is working very well.
The FBI says that Vermont has the highest amount of reported “hate crimes” since the mid-1990s. But do reported hate crimes amount to actual crimes?
“It’s like a roulette wheel: If you call black and get black you are good, but if you call black and get red … [then you are not so good]. In this case, the roulette wheel is the economy.”