if a typical new home costs anywhere near what The Shires’ cost is, the potential homeowner would need $40,000 in cash for a down payment and closing costs and an annual family income of $87,000. Either of these amounts is beyond the ability of many Vermonters.
Big Labor bosses never believed their own apocalyptic rhetoric about COVID-19. Their real aim is to squeeze even more money out of hard-pressed taxpayers using the threat of keeping schools shuttered for months or even years to come as a blackmail device.
Not surprisingly, the worst violence has occurred in cities where local politicians have at least tacitly supported the rioters. This is completely wrong-headed. Taking criminals off the street and restoring public order must be job No. 1.
Like conservatives of today, Reagan expressed a grave concern that too many Americans saw more government as the solution to their problems, even though by 1964, history had already shown that bigger government actually was the problem.
With Vermont facing a potential $400 million revenue shortfall resulting from Republican Gov. Phil Scott’s coronavirus shutdown orders, voters showed up at Tuesday’s primary election and gave the governor and most other incumbents a thumbs-up on their performance.
Incumbent Gov. Phil Scott trounced persistent challenger John Klar in Tuesday’s Republican primary election, but now Klar is pondering running as an independent in the Nov. 3 general election.
There is no proof that the Chinese, Russian, Iranian, or any other foreign government changed or interfered with balloting during the 2016 election. Americans ought to be far more concerned about domestic voter fraud and the integrity of state-managed election efforts.
Some schools are reopening this fall. COVID-19 is still going around, so parents have a lot of questions about what this means for their kids, their families, and their extended families. Here’s our take on the top questions we’re hearing.
Asserting that cancel culture has put freedom of expression in crisis, a statement initially signed by 45 prominent individuals from universities, think tanks, and other organizations asserts that expressing “ideas we find offensive is not an act of ‘violence.’”
Vermont’s state prisons won’t be open to volunteers offering religious services anytime soon, Agency of Human Services Secretary Mike Smith said at Tuesday’s press conference.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo dismissed suggestions Monday that local officials are undercounting coronavirus deaths at nursing homes while a several reports indicate the state inaccurately measured how the virus affected long-term care facilities.
More than 5 million people lost their health insurance coverage over the past several months because of COVID-19 restrictions as costs for lifesaving medications and treatments for cancer also skyrocketed.