The state of Vermont will give an estimated $750,000 of Vermont taxpayer money to Planned Parenthood of New England, to offset the federal Title X funding it lost by choosing to continue to perform abortions.
Unlike much of the recent news, this story is not about people dying tragically, abruptly, and unexpectedly. It is about fewer people than usual dying in this horrific manner.
A frustrated advocate for illegal immigrants July 30 hurled racial epithets at an African-American member of the Hartford Selectboard during a public hearing.
Lately, it’s okay to say nice things about Donald Trump. Even if you are the governor of Deep Blue state Vermont. That seems to be the takeaway from a pair of announcements from the office of Gov. Phil Scott.
Even as Vermont legislative leaders and our governor insist they have no plans to push a carbon tax, the state of Vermont is participating in a multi-state initiative that will almost certainly by this December recommend a carbon tax on transportation fuels.
A small group of “Extinction Rebellion” climate change protesters stopped traffic at the intersection of Taylor Street and State Street in Montpelier all morning long on Tuesday. The protest effectively stopped traffic all along State Street.
With the help of a legislator who was wondering the same thing, Headliners found a VTrans report outlining transportation funding winners and losers this year.
Three private colleges in Vermont recently have closed. Vermont state colleges are hurting, too. Enrollment is in decline. Rising tuition has hurt competitiveness. Public confidence is the value of a college education is way down.
A 2017 law to stop illegal use of Vermont birth certificates by identity thieves and human traffickers took effect Monday, July 1. Certified copies Vermont birth and death certificates will only be provided to family or court-appointed representatives.
The Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets (AAFM) will hold its first public hearings in Brandon today and in Newport tomorrow to discuss the rulemaking process for the state’s hemp program.
A law passed this year in Vermont would expunge criminal records for drug possession and some DUI crimes, making it harder for employers to know about employees’ drug and alcohol histories.