It is quite demoralizing to honest taxpayers to constantly hear and read about how embezzlers can obtain $20,000 or $2 million illegally and get off tax-free.
If a 7-year-old boy from Bennington can harbor so much trust and hope for what appears to be such a difficult situation, can we be any less hopeful that there is a chance for a better world? And isn’t this the time of year to do just that?
Is it at all possible to just step back and see the climate crisis with some perspective? Yes, there are serious climate issues impacting the world’s geography — in cities, oceans and air. Here in Vermont we are not in a crisis situation — far from it.
Embezzlement is committed quite frequently, especially against small municipalities, businesses and nonprofits. Past punishments don’t come anywhere near what is in the statute.
Seventy-five years ago, little did an Arlington mother realize the impact that a military event taking place 8,300 miles away would have on her life, her family and her hometown.
The Northeast Kingdom EB-5 scandal, once a massive localized event, has now turned into a state-wide cover-up conspiracy.
What Trump has done in handling the media has not been lost on Sanders. While Sanders’ outlandish remarks may not have had the frequency of Trump’s, they do come along , if not weekly, certainly on a monthly basis.
The governor was quite clear — the Vermont Agency of Education is an independent entity and is not answerable to him. This got me thinking about other agencies and entities that are state/legislature created that the governor has no control over.
The billing from Green Mountain Power is about $75 to $80 per month. But what I found interesting in the detail of the charges were the assessments for energy efficiency charges and the Electric Assistance Program — 9 percent of the total billing.
Something might very well be going on with the change in climate. However, Vermont can’t solve the problem and it would be interesting to see how far some wish to control our lives in attempting to do so. It would be helpful to hear what the code words “bold action” really mean.
One would think that with such a demand for rental housing, residential real estate developers would be jumping in to satisfy the demand, but they are not. If anything, they are conspicuously absent from any forums or discussions on the subject. Why?