Weeding out tax loopholes that unfairly benefit the wealthiest is worth doing, but destroying the angel investor and venture capital market is a notably bad idea.
Gas prices are expected to remain high over the holidays and rural Vermont drivers will have to accommodate those added expenses despite President Joe Biden’s move to release strategic oil reserves.
Just before the Vermont Climate Council voted to pass its Climate Action Plan under the Global Warming Solutions Act, member Sean Brown, who is also Commissioner Department for Children and Families, issued this dire warning for rural Vermonters.
The Vermont Cannabis Control Board should limit THC concentration in legal marijuana products to 15%, a Nov. 17 Vermont Medical Society resolution urges.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a case challenging the constitutionality of Mississippi’s Gestational Age Act. The law bans most abortions after 15 weeks’ gestation.
President Joe Biden lost three federal challenges to his vaccine mandates in just two days this week, with judges ruling the mandates are executive branch overreach and likely unconstitutional.
The 2017 tax law passed under President Donald Trump capped deductions for state and local taxes paid at $10,000 per year through 2025. Since, state and federal politicians have worked to reinstate the deduction. The legislation would increase the cap to $80,000.
“Personal reproductive autonomy” as something that “shall not be denied or infringed” is not a clear concept, which is why everybody with a shred of common sense and imagination should be adamantly opposed to this becoming the law of our land.
Vermont will be using federal COVID-relief funds as incentives to get schools to push vaccinations on young children.
As a matter of law, young children cannot properly assess the risks of taking testosterone, let alone surgically mutilating their bodies and embracing infertility. “Confidentiality” has been the UVM Trojan horse by which that consent is shamelessly circumvented.
Perhaps we should be judging the applicants based upon their accomplishments, problems faced and overcome, and solutions they provided to help Vermonters. Not what they want to do, but what have they actually done.
The Vermont Climate Council adopted the initial Vermont Climate Action Plan today. The plan will help Vermont meet the emissions reductions requirements outlined in the Global Warming Solutions Act and prepare for the impacts of climate change.
Two weeks ago, the commission voted to reject a three-year energy efficiency plan and slashed funding for energy efficiency programs over the next two years, in a move aimed at providing relief to energy consumers who help fund the program.