If carbon taxes were popular, candidates for the Vermont Legislature would be publicly telling voters, “Elect me, because I will vote for a carbon tax and my opponent won’t.” Yet the reverse is more often true.
While the GOP has three solid candidates ready to challenge Chittenden County’s six incumbent liberal state senators, two other challengers in the race — an independent and a libertarian — think they have what it takes to bring change to the Vermont Statehouse.
A Mexican citizen was sentenced to time served on Monday in the United States District Court in Burlington for transporting three illegal aliens within the United States.
Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont called for the end of corruption Tuesday, saying it gives rise to terrorism, however, he failed to mention the corruption investigation involving Burlington College, where his wife was president.
While it is unlikely that any single contribution will influence how a candidate will vote, knowing candidates’ financial supporters can provide insight into their positions on issues.
A vice president of the resort where Pact summer campers stayed last month says his establishment is being unfairly associated with local incidents in which racial slurs were allegedly directed at camp leaders and kids.
There will be no marijuana financial windfall for Vermont’s General Fund, youth consumption is up, and police still have no effective roadside test for impairment.
The civil liberties organization has threatened to sue Brattleboro and five other municipalities if their anti-panhandling ordinances are not repealed.
While much of Vermont is a safe haven for liberals and progressives, Rutland continues to thrive as a regional outpost for GOP leaders, as shown by the results of the recent primary election.
Thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress and signed by President Donald Trump, 90 percent of American wage earners have higher take-home pay, Americans for Tax Reform reported.
Judge Robert Gerety will decide whether attorneys present more evidence in a case against the state by the town of Whitingham, a student and a taxpayer. The plaintiffs allege the school funding system creates inequity regarding education quality and tax rates.