The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that nonunion government workers can’t be compelled to pay dues or other fees to support a union. A year after that decision, attorneys and policy analysts say too many Americans remain unaware of their First Amendment rights in the workforce.
The saga began in 2012 when the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service determined that 1,544 acres of land in Louisiana was “critical habitat” for an endangered species known as the dusky gopher frog.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Sunday will launch raids across major U.S. cities, according to Homeland Security officials who spoke with The New York Times and NBC News.
The latest release of police body camera footage appears to benefit the officer who got into a physical confrontation with a local man who died days later.
Most Vermont state government policies, plans, legislation and spending address carbon emission reduction. Comparatively little thought is given to adapting our rivers, roads, power lines, homes and public buildings to extreme weather.
One would think that with such a demand for rental housing, residential real estate developers would be jumping in to satisfy the demand, but they are not. If anything, they are conspicuously absent from any forums or discussions on the subject. Why?
Anthony Roisman, chair of Vermont’s Public Utilities Commission (PUC), is making the media rounds pushing the idea that we need to move to “wartime footing” in an effort to reach the state’s goals for electric vehicles by 2025.
If states want to make good on their obligations, many will have to drastically increase taxes, severely cut services, or default on their debts and lose access to credit. However, it’s only a matter of time before state policymakers, not wanting to face those consequences, seek a federal bailout.
Officials expect the plan will cover about 90,000 people and cost $98 million in its initial year to implement, The Associated Press reported.
The Vermont DMV is denying new reports by media that multiple states, including the Green Mountain State, are sharing data to help U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement catch illegal immigrants.
With the help of a legislator who was wondering the same thing, Headliners found a VTrans report outlining transportation funding winners and losers this year.