The bill, introduced by Rep. Tiffany Bleumle, D-Chittenden, calls for the creation of a technical advisory committee that would be charged with updating the methodology the state uses in determining how much money families need to earn to live in the state.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is leading the alliance, which includes Govs. Kim Reynolds of Iowa, Tate Reeves of Mississippi, Brian Kemp of Georgia, Spencer Cox of Utah, Jim Justice of West Virginia, Mark Gordon of Wyoming, and Kay Ivey of Alabama, among others.
“These grants will help businesses and organizations critical to their communities continue to recover and grow, increasing critical support like housing, child care, and wastewater to more Vermonters,” Gov. Scott said. “These projects represent ARPA dollars at work.”
There are striking parallels — and contrasts — between Jimmy Carter’s leadership during the 1970s Oil Crisis and Joe Biden’s initiatives during the current “Climate” Crisis.
Will we have an Occupy Silicon Valley Movement? Will the Tea Party rise again? In this case the #cronycapitalism center is wrong and the anti#wealthfare fringes on the right and left are correct.
Bank documents also seem to indicate that corporate leadership may have been more interested in things like environmental sustainability, climate change, and diversity initiatives than risk management.
A House bill introduced March 1 would have plans in place by 2026 to overhaul the entire Vermont economy into a “regenerative economy.”
The legislation filed Wednesday is sponsored by U.S. Sens. Jeanne Shaheen, D-NH; Susan Collins, R-ME; and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY. Other sponsors include Sens. Peter Welch, D-VT; Maggie Hassan, D-NH; and Bernie Sanders, I-VT.
Last Thursday, lawmakers in the House Committee on Environment and Energy heard testimony on a bill that would restrict about a third of the state’s lands from development.
With winter weather becoming harder to predict, Vermont’s skiing and outdoor recreation industry is looking at new ways to keep the season’s business going.
Nearly one in five positions sits empty within Washington County’s state-designated mental health provider. That’s a slight improvement from the vacancy rate over the last 18 months.
Finding labor is not just a problem here, it’s a statewide problem. And it’s not just a problem finding postal workers, it’s a problem across every industry.