The Vermont Poverty Council began ten years ago and its tenure is up. Now it faces a crossroads, and lawmakers must decide if it has a future, and what that future might be.
The #Enough National School Walkouts, coordinated by the organization Women’s March and student and advocacy groups around the country, took place for 17 minutes. The walkouts were organized by a group of students including Cece Szkutak, Katie Liell, and Tyler Jager.
Support for the carbon tax outside the Statehouse is driven primarily by influential big donors from the renewable energy industry. These folks would benefit mightily from a carbon tax.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will soon end his agency’s use of “secret science” to craft regulations. “We need to make sure their data and methodology are published as part of the record,” Pruitt said.
The president of Indiana University Pennsylvania confronted recent campus challenges to the First Amendment on Monday and settled the case of a censored student.
She said the Legislature is making “a big push” for electric cars, and related initiatives are expected to come from a settlement with Volkswagen for fraud related to emissions in diesel vehicles.
A small California city has voted to exempt itself from a statewide sanctuary law, making it one of the few jurisdictions to formally reject the state’s resistance to President Donald Trump’s immigration agenda.
If the conclusions presented to House lawmakers last week are indicative of what’s to come on pre-kindergarten programs, Vermonters can expect to see increased calls for expanding early education on the taxpayer dime.
President Donald Trump will continue his call to crack down on drug traffickers with the “ultimate penalty” as he discusses his strategy for combating the opioid crisis Monday.
Arsenal Pulp Press commissioned Dartmouth lecturer Mark Bray to write the intro for The Antifa Comic Book: 100 Years of Fascism and Antifa Movements around the World by Gord Hill. Bray previously authored Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook and donated half of the book’s profits to Antifa.
The omnibus spending bill set to be released Monday will likely contain a provision that would send Obamacare insurers $10 billion in “reinsurance” payments a year for three years — 2019, 2020, and 2021. That’s a bailout.