Sanders is proposing a monopoly over the health finance and delivery systems, and this means there will no longer be any private health insurance. People will not be able to keep their current health insurance plans.
Back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A fourteen-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30, 2017. How’d we do?
American law enforcement faces a host of challenges in 2017. Violent crime is increasing in major cities, the nation is reeling from an opioid epidemic, immigration is growing complex and street protests are turning into violent ideological clashes.
Given the enormous themes of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, you would think that rabbis have a deep well from which to choose the subject of their sermons — and many do. But Jews from all over America increasingly tell me that their rabbis speak about what most of us would deem politics.
With early decommissioning, our local stores, hotels and restaurants can expect a business boom from hundreds of NorthStar workers as onsite demolition begins. Also, a new employer could be established on the Vermont Yankee site within the next ten years, bringing jobs, tax dollars and charitable giving to the region.
The education gap between wealthier students, poorer students, and those with special need is a major problem, but the public education system as it is currently structured does nothing to fix it.
Even if Vermont decides to reverse course after they pass minimum wage legislation, we will still have to deal with a unhealthy labor market for years to come. This is why it is so important that Vermonters say no to a $15 minimum wage while we have the chance.
Only in an Orwellian world could anyone say “Black Lives Matter” and at the same time support abortion, which disproportionately kills black lives.
The decommissioning regulatory process is meant to vet applications and approve the good ones, not to chase them away. It is my hope that the flood of anti-nuclear and anti-manufacturing regulations unleashed by the state of Vermont reached their high-water mark in the previous administration and are now receding.