Vermonters may wonder why there is a continual struggle to fund state initiatives, and why raising taxes is often discussed. One cause of this complex problem is the state’s unfunded pension liabilities for the state employees’ and teachers’ retirement systems.
This week Vermont House committees will review bills passed by the Senate and look at new House bills whose sponsors have been waiting patiently for a few minutes of the committee of jurisdiction’s time.
The first person charged under Vermont’s new law banning high-capacity magazines has asked the state to dismiss the charges under the claim that the ban is unconstitutional.
Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren announced Monday at a CNN town hall in Mississippi that she wants to get rid of the Electoral College.
I assert that the two paths towards a goal of equality still remain — one is violent, the other peaceful. It is eminently unclear which path BLM represents, and it is therefore incumbent upon our school leadership to explain their position.
Tax and regulation of cultivation and retail sale of marijuana, S.54, is scheduled to be reviewed by the House Government Operations Committee at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Nowhere does the Constitution guarantee anything, let alone “the liberty and dignity to determine their own life’s course.”
A parent of one of the children suing the U.S. government for not doing enough to confront climate change has a long criminal record connected to her attempts to derail energy projects.
The U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether states can prosecute illegal aliens for using fraudulent information to obtain employment, the justices announced Monday.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Friday that his 2020 campaign voluntarily recognized a bargaining unit organized with a labor union, making it the first major party presidential campaign to do so.
We are concerned that measures like these will have a severely negative impact on the ability of businesses to attract and retain employees. We are also concerned about business decisions on whether or not to move to — or stay in — Vermont as a result of these bills.