The chair of the Rutland County Republican Committee on Thursday filed a complaint with the state ethics commission alleging that Rep. Robin Chesnut-Tangerman violated state law by requesting and witnessing the opening of ballot bags following the Aug. 11 primary election.
At best, what we have now is an “interim whitewash,” or at worst, a cover-up to protect the state from litigation and outright incompetence and negligence.
Gubernatorial candidate John Klar is alleging that Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan and staff engaged in “taxpayer supported collusion” with Planned Parenthood, including holding non-public strategy meetings.
The power and autonomy that is in H.688 and is to be granted to the Vermont Climate Council is unprecedented. The council and its subcommittees will reach into every Vermont home, farm, business, government and nonprofit entity.
In separate actions, Vermont Daily, Vermont Right to Life and gubernatorial candidate John Klar have plunked down cash to pay the Vermont Attorney General’s Office for public records dealing with Planned Parenthood.
The new finalized rule requires hospitals to post rates they have negotiated with insurers as well as the discounted cash prices for patients who choose to pay directly. The rule also requires this pricing information to be presented in an easy-to-read, consumer-friendly list of standard charges.
The rationale employed by Mr. Donovan for charging fees for record requests is that “[m]ost of the requests for records possessed by the Attorney General’s Office are from private law firms and companies.”
Markets, including health care markets, cannot work unless consumers have reliable information on the price and quality of the services they are buying. Yet most of us are largely in the dark about the cost of common medical procedures.
Supporters of a new boycott against Vermont companies that support a carbon tax say three state legislators have conflicts of interest on energy policy because of their ties to SunCommon.
The recently disclosed college admissions scandal underscores the notion that the rich play by a different set of rules, and that the college admissions process is not based on merit.
FBI agents raided the home of a recognized Department of Justice whistleblower who privately delivered documents pertaining to the Clinton Foundation and Uranium One to a government watchdog, according to the whistleblower’s attorney.