The professional press corps hasn’t informed Vermonters about the realities of the Colorado experiment with tax and regulate marijuana. However, they were able to report that a physician and former governor is happy to lend his name to the marijuana industry.
This legislative session has certainly put the cap on the question: Is Vermont trending toward a socialist state? This is not a difficult question to answer when considering the proposed legislation subjects, the outcomes from votes taken in session, and the lopsided results.
Legal fees, for example, probably wouldn’t change much as a result of the new policy, but the home and health care of senior citizens could change a lot.
Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a self-described “socialist,” is doubling down on his efforts to give federal officials total control over Americans’ health care.
Benning already has the right to a vasectomy. He has the right to a reversal, as well. Nothing is threatening his right to make these personal decisions.
At what point does the far left stop using our children in elementary and high schools to promote its agenda? The foremost user is the Vermont Public Interest Research Group.
There are hundreds of venues and places to explore throughout Central Vermont. The Central Vermont Chamber has recently published an updated Visitors’ Guide that can help you map out activities for your family and guests.
If we really want to save the planet from climate change, the real solution is to ban the internal combustion engine. I bring this up because I am told by two legislators in a position to know, that this was a serious topic of debate last week in the House Energy and Technology Committee.
I am not without sympathy for federal workers whose pay was delayed by the partial government shutdown. But that sympathy withers when these workers’ plight is compared to Vermont’s dairy farmers.
Let’s agree that weatherizing drafty homes is a sensible thing to do. The question is who should pay for it. All taxpayers? All heating fuel users? Or the people who benefit, paying over time out of their ongoing fuel savings?
I decided to vote for Proposition 5 for three reasons. In the case of abortion, it preserves a balancing test between a woman’s right to privacy and a state’s interest in protecting a viable fetus.