H.273 seeks to enact a law painting all Vermonters and their history as white supremacists. This law is a vile, dishonest, ideological stain on the Vermont legislative landscape in 2021.
Women’s groups that backed sexual assault accusations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh have stayed silent as two former staffers to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accuse him of sexual harassment.
We don’t require deposit fees for cardboard boxes, newspapers, and other recyclable materials, yet we, as good citizens, still manage to, for the most part, dispose of these things properly. Why should we treat beverage containers differently?
The Colchester School District’s budget proposal is increasing by about $2 million this year, driven by hard-to-negotiate health care and transportation costs. District leaders say they were wary of increasing costs further during a pandemic.
Residents of the Town of Essex will be voting on a new charter that would merge the town and the Village of Essex Junction.
Two seats on the Winooski City Council are up for election this Town Meeting Day — and five candidates will by vying for the top spots. All candidates are competing for the two seats, and voters may cast votes for two candidates. The two who receive the most votes will win a seat on the council.
On this year’s ballot, Fairfax voters will be asked to weigh in on a proposed $3.5 million town budget — an increase over last year that is largely due to an increase in population, town officials say.
On Town Meeting Day, voters in Milton will choose between a variety of candidates who wish to serve on the Milton Selectboard. The town has both a one-year and three-year seat up for grabs.
On the Town Meeting Day ballot, Waterbury and Duxbury voters will decide whether or not to allow the sale and production of cannabis within their towns. The law requires individual towns and cities to “opt-in” by a public vote to determine if they want to allow retail sales and production.
We were told that legalizing pot would be fine in regard to youth use because the law says you have to be 21 to purchase the pot. The law says the same thing about cigarettes and vaping products. What’s the difference? Either such laws work, or they don’t.
The fallacy that America is “systemically racist” is rooted in arguments that the white majority suffers from subconscious racism which contaminates the entire “system.” Proponents of critical race theory and government-created “equity” insist they have yet-to-be-discovered solutions.
Since the merger, Woolf, a Westford resident of 37 years, has not grown any fonder of the idea. He cites the loss of school choice as the main reason for the district’s economic success, as the towns no longer must pay tuition for students who want to attend other schools.