By granting monopoly privileges, Vermont has incentivized monopolies to take advantage of bureaucrats who have every reason to look toward their next career move, rather than looking out for the common good.
A prominent government watchdog group is demanding New York officials probe the state attorney general for using former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s legal group to target energy companies.
The Trump administration is investing up to $20 million for the next two years to determine effective alternatives to using tissue from aborted babies for research.
Now that the dust has settled on school merger proposals from the State Board of Education, some of the most frustrated districts are joining a legal battle to defeat Act 46.
How come New Hampshire is successful in seducing twenty- and thirty-somethings while Vermont is one of only two states to see a net decline in population?
Burlington Mayor Miro Weinberger announced support for a carbon tax at a climate action conference in Fairlee. Politically speaking, it was a safe move. Burlington will win big in any plan that punishes rural people who live in older homes heated with oil and drive SUVs.
More than a dozen Michigan lawmakers support a resolution in the state’s House of Representatives pressuring fast-food chains like McDonald’s to eliminate “gender-classified” toys from their children’s meals.
The Buckeye Institute appealed a case to the United States Supreme Court that could prohibit forced public sector union representation if successful.
Four communities in the lower Northeast Kingdom are trying to adjust to a big reversal by Vermont’s education bureaucracy about recommended mergers under Act 46, the 2015 school governance law.
Ted Haley was described in his obituary as “a simple and forgiving man” who leaves behind a grieving family, including a daughter described as “his greatest love.” He was a victim of one of the growing number of marijuana-related highway accidents in pot-legal states.
If the folks at AllEarth really believe in this idea and really see a market for the service, then they should invest their own money and reap whatever profits the venture yields.