Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg spared over political bias and censorship during the Senate’s hearing Tuesday.
In back-to-back weekend rallies, Vermonters saw Second Amendment advocates defend constitutional liberty and hand out gun magazines, and they watched protesters at March for Our Lives demand gun control. TNR was there to capture the action on video.
Last week, the House Committee on General, Housing and Military Affairs took testimony on S.40, a bill that would give Vermont a $15 minimum wage by 2024. Watch video of the committee hearings held at the Vermont Statehouse.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview Tom Pelham about his career before joining the board, as well as what is being done to fix the ever-increasing cost of health care.
Gov. Phil Scott is on the verge of capitulating to the gun control lobby and changing Vermont’s longstanding tradition of safe gun freedom. But leaders in other states are standing up for America’s constitutional rights and rejecting solutions that punish law abiding citizens and do little to protect kids from active shooters.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview House Majority Leader Jill Krowinski about Democrats’ legislative priorities for the economy, protection of domestic violence victims, clean water, efficiency standards and more.
In this episode of Vote for Vermont, co-hosts Pat McDonald and Ben Kinsley interview state Rep. Brian Savage about Republicans’ priorities for legislative issues including taxes, education funding, marijuana and more.
“Most importantly, what this shows is what a lot of us have been saying all along: This was not a crisis spinning out of control. The United States wasn’t getting ready to preemptively attack North Korea. That maximum pressure, it was the right policy, and the president was right to stick with it.”
On Tuesday, voters in Bennington approved a $12.9 million municipal budget, said no to a mayoral form of government, and re-elected incumbents Jim Carroll and Donald Campbell to the Selectboard, among other items.
Mayor Miro Weinberger wins re-election, 72 percent of residents vote to approve $85 million school budget with 8 percent property tax increase, and voters say yes to more climate action and advising funding for affordable housing.
“If that were the only item on the ballot, then you would get almost 95 percent support. But look at the curve ball that was thrown.” Question 6 passed on Tuesday with 55 percent of the vote.