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Commentary: The EV Subsidy Train Picks Up Speed

July 16, 2019 By John McClaughry Chairman Anthony Roisman of the Public Utility Commission has made it official. Vermont is facing a “Pearl Harbor moment”. We in Vermont...

VT Legislator Roll Call Profiles

Are Your Representatives Representing YOU? See How They Voted on Key Issues.   INTRODUCTION The following  collection of Legislator Roll Call Vote Profiles is brought to you as...

Commentary: 40 Days of Futility on VT Health Connect

June 29, 2019 By David Flemming My saga begins 7 months ago, in November 2018. Since I had to stop paying for my mom’s health insurance in 2019...

Commentary: The Authoritarian/Totalitarian Plastic Bag Ban

By Rob Roper Activists and politicians around Vermont are preening with pride about having passed the nation’s broadest ban on plastic bags and plastic products, with a promise...

Commentary: A New Front in the Endless Battle Against Climate Change

by John McClaughry The Long Range Transportation Plan of 1995 reaffirmed as the highest priority the maintenance and improvement of Vermont’s highways and bridges. Hardly anyone disagreed. But...

Workplace Freedom: What You Need to Know

Last summer, the U.S. Supreme court ruled in Janus v. AFSCME that it was unconstitutional for pubic sector unions to collect “agency fees” — in Vermont, up to...

Janus v. AFSCME: an overview in Vermont

by Ben Johnson Ben Johnson is a past president of AFT Vermont and Vermont AFL-CIO. The Decision The US Supreme Court held in its Janus v. AFSCME decision...
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Bernie’s New Medicare for All Plan

July 19, 2019 by John McClaughry Last Wednesday Bernie Sanders unveiled his latest version of “Medicare for All,” his scheme for single-payer health care. He estimated it could...

Holcombe’s Inane Reason for Leaving the Scott Administration

July 18, 2019 By Rob Roper Newly minted gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Holcombe in her announcement press conference stated that one reason she left her position as Education Secretary...

Amazon Paid My Taxes on Prime Day

July 17, 2019 By Shayne Spence Much hubbub has been made on the Democratic presidential campaign trail about tech giant Amazon, and their now-infamous ability to pay $0...

Commentary: The EV Subsidy Train Picks Up Speed

July 16, 2019 By John McClaughry Chairman Anthony Roisman of the Public Utility Commission has made it official. Vermont is facing a “Pearl Harbor moment”. We in Vermont...

Solving the Border Crisis

July 15, 2019 By John McClaughry During May a record 144,000 people crossed into the United States along the Southern Border, seeking asylum in our country. Not surprisingly,...

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