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.
The Vermont Forward Plan uses vaccination rates as the key milestones for transitioning Vermont businesses to more general, universal guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19; modifying travel guidance; and when gathering size can increase between now and July 4.
“Unfortunately, the legacy of racism in America, and in Vermont, still drives a lot of anger and fear. Recently, my office, the Health Department and those hardworking individuals getting us vaccinated, have been subjected to vitriolic and inappropriate comments in social media and other forums regarding this decision.”
If the problem of “woke capitalism” wasn’t apparent before, the battle over Georgia’s new election integrity law has drawn it out into the open. This issue is being used to seek to persuade Americans to support HR 1, a bill before Congress that would effectively amount to the federal takeover of elections.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said that vaccinations against COVID-19 cannot be government-mandated, and that residents’ choice to not receive one should not prevent them from going about their lives.
What is pitiful about this ongoing policy debate is that it willfully ignores a demonstrably superior path of personal responsibility, informed patient choice, provider competition, price transparency, less third party payment, diminished regulation, liability restraint and outcome accountability.
On Friday the House Speaker pulled her support for the plan in favor of a summer study. The Speaker is pushing to get a bill addressing governance out soon and then asking the study committee to come back with recommendations before the end of the fiscal year.
“Since Major League Baseball now appears eager to use its ‘platform’ to demonstrate ‘unwavering support’ for fundamental human rights, will you cease your relationship with the Chinese Government?” Rubio wrote in a letter on Monday to Manfred. MLB pulled the All-Star game out of Atlanta in protest over a Georgia voting bill.
Nations must unite to ensure corporations do not avoid taxation by moving to countries with lower tax rates, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Monday. Last week, President Joe Biden proposed to increase the U.S. corporate tax rate from 21% to 28% as a way of paying for his $2 trillion infrastructure plan.