New England electricity greenhouse gas emissions have been cut about in half since 2000. The reason isn’t renewable power. And it isn’t nuclear power.
About 300 people filled Judd Hall at Vermont Technical College on Tuesday evening to voice concerns about new gun legislation being proposed at the Statehouse.
Rev. Rosaire Bisson was suspended from giving devotions before the Vermont Senate for a year after he spoke in January about “everyone’s right to life.”
Students who took advantage of the school choice option committed fewer crimes than counterparts in public schools. As young adults, these students committed about 53 percent fewer drug crimes and 86 percent fewer property crimes.
The director of policy for The Regulatory Assistance Project on Tuesday told the House Energy and Technology Committee that any carbon mitigation programs are going to come with a big cost to taxpayers.
This $60 million in required 2020 spending is made necessary because previous legislatures incurred debt or committed future legislatures to pay for mandated programs.
The Vermont Racial Justice Alliance is urging legislators to advance a bill before crossover that would give more power to the new executive director of racial equity in the state.
H.418 would give all 16- and 17-year-olds who register to vote in their towns and cities the right to vote in all municipal elections.
Some Statehouse insiders say S.54 will go first to the Government Operations Committee, because ‘tax and regulate’ would require extensive an “government operation” to oversee marijuana cultivation and sale.
Bills at the Statehouse include voting for 16-year-olds, jail for cops who profile, one statewide school district, slavery reparations and state home visits to every newborn child.
Vermont continues to rank behind most other states when it comes to tax burden, according to a report by 24/7 Wall Street.