It will be eight months before the Legislature reconvenes. I would hope the members think long and hard on what a spectacular disaster this session turned out to be.
In the next few years we will have no living witnesses to what has been described by historians as one of the greatest military achievements of all time – the Normandy Landing in France, on June 6, 1944.
On the surface, the stated purpose for creating such a committee is commendable: suggest ways to save energy, assist with reducing the communities’ greenhouse gas emissions and foster ways to utilize renewable energy resources. But what is the hidden agenda of the energy committee?
It has become so dispiriting to witness many Vermont nonprofits fail, and all too often the cause can be boards not carrying out their due diligence.
At what point does the far left stop using our children in elementary and high schools to promote its agenda? The foremost user is the Vermont Public Interest Research Group.
Katie Tatum, of Arlington, Vermont, was working hard to fulfill a dream she had since high school — to become a Registered Nurse, along with obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree. Four weeks ago, her dream was crushed. Katie was enrolled in the BSN program at Southern Vermont College.
It was only four months ago that Sen. Bernie Sanders stated he would be our state’s voice in the Senate for another six years. Because of his hands-off standing in Vermont, no one dares to challenge this misleading statement.
A town administrator for Arlington should have been in place several years ago. Let’s not miss the opportunity now — a yes vote on March 5 will make this happen.
One onerous statistic is that in 2019 America’s population will be made up of more 60-plus-year-olds than under-18-year-olds. And according to Marc Freedman, an expert on aging and founder of Encore.org, it only gets worse in 2035.
If the mainstream Democratic Party is near the center of the political spectrum, what took place in Burlington a few weeks ago can best be described as extreme far left-leaning, bordering on socialism.
It didn’t matter if the local school board members had four minutes or four hours — the State Board of Education had made up its mind before the meeting.