The latest test scores for Vermont students are here, and they continue an unsettling trend of decline for our student outcomes.
A North Carolina man who became an internet sensation by speaking at a city council meeting in support of gun rights says he was standing up for freedoms that the nation’s Founders died to give all Americans.
EPA will soon stop relying on “co-benefits” in crafting new regulations, Pruitt said Wednesday. President Donald Trump’s administration would soon stop the “social cost of carbon” estimate from being used crafting regulations. EPA used the metric to justify the Clean Power Plan, which is now slated for repeal.
The number of Los Angeles’ homeless in the past six years greatly increased by 75 percent from 32,000 to 55,000. The number grows to 58,000 if Glendale, Pasadena and Long Beach are included in the statistics.
What has been so disappointing has been the silence of the Vermont State Legislature. This body has turned a blind eye at any attempt to determine how Vermont laws might have been ignored. It is only a matter of time before the next sizable real estate project fails.
“We have a president that’s putting us all in danger. So what I want to say is be active, be involved. Democracy is under fire. Fake news, woo hoo. Let’s all be on it. As a person who went to school for journalism, I think that is one of the biggest problems we face.”
“I understand I may lose support over the decision to sign these bills today. Those are consequences I’m prepared to live with.”
President Donald Trump in late January offered to grant amnesty to 1.8 million young illegal immigrants brought to the country as minors in exchange for immigration enforcement that included a border wall, adopting a merit-based immigration system, and cracking down on sanctuary cities — issues many Democrats had voted for or voiced support for previously.
Most federal student loan programs do not require a credit check, nor do they require a cosigner. Rather, the loans are backed by nothing more than the borrower’s future earnings with a college degree, but the kind of degree isn’t a consideration in the loan process.
If the irate crowd that turned out Wednesday to watch the signing of controversial gun control legislation at the Vermont Statehouse is any indication, Gov. Phil Scott may face an uphill battle towards re-election this November.
In this Statehouse Headliners, the governor pledges to veto a minimum wage hike, the House approves lawyers to help immigrants in federal courts, the carbon tax is being called ‘market decarbonization,’ and a prostitution bill dies in committee.