Republicans in House and Senate Oppose Healthcare Plan

By Caitie Banfield As the legislature prepares to return for another session and the Green Mountain Health Care Board selected by the Governor is getting to work, it is important to know what concerns some Republicans in the House and Senate have about the reform, now know as Act 48. Veteran Senator Randy Brock stated…

Sally Pipes discusses health care reform at Burlington forum

By Alice Dubenetsky BURLINGTON – When Sally Pipes talks about America’s health care system, she imparts a great deal of knowledge about both the U.S. system and the oft-touted Canadian single payer system. Pipes spoke to a gathering of concerned Vermonters on November 8th at the Hilton Hotel in Burlington. The day-long Forum on the…

Wright announces bi-partisan campaign staff for Burlington mayoral race

By Alice Dubenetsky BURLINGTON – If the voters and taxpayers in Burlington are seeking a change from decades of progressive governance that has left the city’s coffers in ruins, it’s credit rating damaged and it’s credibility and honesty called into question, Republican Mayoral Candidate Kurt Wright is offering a different, bi-partisan, course. At November 3rd press…