A bill that would require all Vermonters to have health insurance has made its way to the governor’s desk, but it’s uncertain that Republican Gov. Phil Scott will sign it, since it likely would use a revived Individual Health Effort Tax as a penalty.
The role of a receiver, who will take care and custody of foreclosed Hermitage Club properties before the company secures a loan to pay off debts or a public auction is held, is being ironed out.
School districts in Australia are seriously considering banning books for children that include the words “boy” and “girl” because they don’t want young children ascribing to gender stereotypes.
Since Gov. Scott relishes vetoing new taxes, he needs to nip this new tax program in the bud and let the legislators who bought into this mandate scheme think about how they’ll explain their votes to override his veto when they’re out campaigning this fall.
A New Jersey high school principal apologized Friday for a “Party Like It’s 1776” theme at prom.
Lawyers for a Washington-based nonprofit legal institute are calling their lawsuit against the Vermont Attorney General’s office a win, despite their inability to uncover long-sought-after public records.
The Department of Public Safety has now been officially deputized as the Vermont bathroom police with the power to inspect toilet signs, punish businesses that are not in compliance, and even revoke someone’s business license for the outrageous act of tacking a silhouette of a guy in pants and a woman in a dress to the door of their loo.
We urge the governor and General Assembly to quickly resolve their differences on the budget and to continue a steady course of no new taxes or fees. A second consecutive year without new taxes or fees can have a significant impact on creating an economic climate that leads to business expansion.
A Vermont judge has agreed to allow a receiver to take over a financially troubled private ski resort in Wilmington.
If our legislators want to pass a policy like the $15 minimum wage, they ought to be aware of how this policy would hit the poorest rural areas of Vermont, so that they don’t mistake minimal “average” impact for major impact on the areas of Vermont that can least afford to raise wages.
Today’s EVs run smoothly and quietly and look good. They insulate owners from fuel price volatility and supply shortages, and in most states from fuel taxes. But EVs do not come without problems.