“Under her bill, only 90% of the revenue generated by the carbon tax would go towards tax reduction, rebates, etc. So, overall Sullivan’s carbon tax represents a $50 million tax increase on Vermonters.”
“I remain optimistic that we will get a chance to vote on this proposal again, and if we do we need the whole Franklin County delegation to be on board.”
“Could we pause just a moment to look at four threats that unarguably have the potential to cripple or even destroy American and global civilization?”
“This is a one-time opportunity to move the burden of negotiating complex health benefit plans from overburdened school boards, and to save taxpayers up to $26 million each year.”
If small, for profit schools, operating on less than a shoestring budget, can deliver a low cost, high quality education for the poorest people in the world, maybe we could learn something from them.
After studying NorthStar’s plan, and from what I know about the project and the regulatory process, I do not believe Vernon, Windham County or the rest of Vermont will financially or environmentally be left “holding the bag,” as some people suggest.