Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released his most comprehensive green plan yet, which echoes the “Green New Deal” popularized by U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez last year.
A spokesperson for the United State Post Office has confirmed Aug. 20 social media reports that the American flag at the Main Street, Brattleboro post office and federal courthouse was stolen, vandalized, torn, and then hung from a local bridge.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders just made an overhaul of the U.S. prison system part of his platform — but early feedback shows Americans are skeptical of the idea.
The three towns with the highest tax rates in Vermont all begin with “W” and none of them are Chittenden’s Winooski, Williston or Westford. In fact, they are about as far from Chittenden County as you can get and still be in Vermont. They are all located in Windham County.
The Vermont Drug Task Force recently completed a multi-week arrest sweep of 59 suspects charged with selling hard drugs, including heroin, fentanyl, cocaine and crack cocaine.
The state of Vermont will give an estimated $750,000 of Vermont taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood of New England, to offset the federal Title X funding it lost by choosing to continue to perform abortions.
Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan is joining a multi-state lawsuit to fight Trump administration efforts to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, a creation of the Obama administration that seeks to restrict emissions from power plants.
Brattleboro’s zoning ordinance doesn’t give them the authority to take enforcement actions against owners of properties that are generally run down but not dangerous or that might have a reputation for criminal activity, such as the dealing of drugs out of an apartment.
A Burlington city councilor suggested at a recent city council meeting that Burlington police not carry guns while on routine patrol and in the performance of other routine duties.
The Green Mountain Care Board announced a double-digit increase in the state’s small-group health insurance rate for 2020, but the board’s chair says he doesn’t expect the hikes to repeat.
Hong Kong is Vermont’s second largest export market for goods, according to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. It is also troubled with political unrest and the U.S./China trade war.