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The Vermont Legislature has given cybersecurity oversight of state government and private sector to a newly created board led by the secretary of an underperforming state agency in leadership transition.
The Supreme Court struck down President Joe Biden’s student loan “forgiveness” plan Friday. The nation’s highest court heard arguments in February in two cases: Biden v. Nebraska and Department of Education v. Brown.
It has been a lot of fun being “The Other Side of Vermont’s News” these many years.
In a guest appearance on “The Morning Drive” radio show this week, the executive director of the Vermont Retail & Grocers Association said retail theft is a top concern for the many businesses her organization represents.
The Burlington Police Department has tracked 12,217 crimes on record for the year so far, a 26 percent rise over last year, according to the newest Police Chief’s Report.
Vermont, according to the report, came in fifth and has a strong per capita charging infrastructure deployment and light-duty and heavy-duty EV registrations. The state scored 12 points on planning and goals; 14 points for incentives; 5.5 points for system efficiency; 7 points for grid optimization; 18.5 points for outcomes for an overall score of 57.
The Supreme Court ruled Thursday to block affirmative action in two closely watched lawsuits against Harvard and the University of North Carolina (UNC).
Government unions could have used the Janus ruling to reinvigorate their mission as public employees’ advocates, but instead they have chosen to pursue political power that corrupts the democratic process and weakens taxpayers’ voices.
“Even that one day was a bad day for Vermont,” Scott said. “I wasn’t surprised and I don’t want to lament about what could have been, but as a result of their actions Vermonters can expect to pay a lot more in taxes and fees in the future.”
The Vermont Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs plans to sue the state of Vermont over the recently passed bill H.230, specifically the 72-hour waiting period.
The Vermont headlines reflect this clearly: repeat offenders are welcome in Vermont, including from New York City, Philadelphia, Boston and Chicago.
The most encouraging part of the evening was seeing three individuals from the concurring Pride Joy protest among the 105 in attendance, taking in Walt’s presentation.