Vermonters’ liberties have been compromised in numerous ways because of COVID: mask mandates, business and school closures, freedom of worship, assembly, speech, and travel — and now a vaccination identification card? Vermonters will gather May 1 at the Vermont State House to discuss these many encroachments on freedom.
The state has overpromised and underfunded the pension funds for teachers and state workers for so long that taxpayers now carry a $5.8 billion unfunded liability. Those are promises the state doesn’t have the money to pay for. Now it’s impossible to ignore by even the most obtuse lawmaker.
A panel discussion hosted by the non-profit Alliance for a Better Vermont took a look at whether a $150 million investment in broadband infrastructure would help support Vermonters’ Covid-related new online lifestyle.
President Joe Biden falsely suggested that Americans who purchase firearms at gun shows don’t need to first pass a background check prior to the transaction. Federal law already mandates firearm dealers to initiate a background check on prospective buyers at stores and gun shows.
Recently, the state of California published more than 1,700 Schedule B forms on a public website over a period of many years. The left wants this information so it can organize campaigns to denounce and boycott donors to conservative causes.
New Hampshire ranks 46th in the country when it comes to overall tax burden, according to a new analysis.
We think jail is the appropriate place for someone who kills an elderly couple while texting and driving; or stabs or chops a person to death in broad daylight; or shoots somebody in the face multiple times; or shoots innocent bystanders downtown, or at the mall. Sarah George sees things differently.
Questions were raised about whether the Newport coronavirus outbreak could have been caused by mouth-to-mouth transfers of synthetic narcotics prescribed to prisoners but then used as “currency” with fellow inmates. Media and other biases are evident in the way in which these issues are addressed.
If we had acted five years ago when the Vermont Business Roundtable and Campaign for Vermont again brought these issues forward we still probably could have avoided it. But now the deficit is twice as large as it was in 2015 and adjusting benefits for new hires isn’t enough, we need to make structural changes.
Gov. Phil Scott and his Administration presented a plan to strategically invest $1 billion in one-time federal money provided to states to jumpstart recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic and support long-term economic growth.
Six Vermonters are awaiting a judge’s decision on their lawsuit against Gov. Phil Scott, Attorney General TJ Donovan and Health Commissioner Mark Levine for what they say is an egregious abuse of power to control people’s lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
With the “woke” seeping their poisonous politics into every aspect of American culture like a bad smell, it’s sad but not shocking to see Major League Baseball caving to calls to move the All Star Game out of Atlanta to Denver. Here, in a nutshell, is why this is so colossally stupid.
New Hampshire Republican lawmakers are advancing a plan to blunt the impact of any executive orders by President Joe Biden tightening firearm regulations following a recent spate of mass shootings.