Carbon tax

As Vermont prepares for the July 1 legalization of “personal possession” of marijuana and next year’s looming legislative battle over full commercial cultivation and sale, there’s more bad news about the impact of marijuana use on suicide and traffic more

Feb 27, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | After a divisive start in Pownal last July, the Vermont Council on Rural Development has targeted Randolph for its next community to participate in the Climate Economy Model Communities program. more

Feb 21, 2018 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

The biennial session of the Legislature that convenes this week will face more than its share of hot button issues. Here’s a quick survey of the 2018 agenda. more

Jan 24, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MIDDLEBURY | Several outspoken Addison County residents, who attended an Ethan Allen Institute (EAI) presentation about a new, proposed Vermont carbon tax, expressed their displeasure with the so-called ESSEX Plan... more

Jan 16, 2018 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Low energy prices have helped lead the United States to its 101st consecutive month of economic recovery, the third longest in history, Vermont State Economist Tom Kavet on Nov. 30 told a one-day gathering of the Vermont Legislature. more

Dec 19, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

The Carbon Tax really is the zombie, body snatcher legislation that will not die. more

Nov 25, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

A recent op-ed by Sabrina Melendez, a self-described climate activist and student at Bennington College, leaves one’s mouth agape, wondering if the author actually expects anyone to buy what she’s saying about the carbon tax... more

Oct 20, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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The newly-formed Vermont Climate Action Commission must grow the economy, put Vermonters on a path to affordability and not leave anyone behind, a July 20 statement from the office of Gov. Phil Scott stated. more

Aug 4, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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BRISTOL — Students from Mt. Abraham Union Middle and High Schools joined more than 1,400 counterparts from across the state on April 12 for Youth Lobby Day 2017 in Montpelier. more

Apr 17, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

In 2014, we helped shed light on a story about a married couple who bought a rural house in New Haven because it stood within the locally zoned Agriculture District... more

Dec 6, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

What happens when an irresistible force meets and unmovable object? Vermonters will find out in January when the new Republican governor officially takes office along with a legislature that has, if anything, moved a little to the left. more

Nov 29, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

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Some individuals—and that includes both elected and unelected citizens—flex far too much power over our lives, typically behind the scenes and without ever asking our consent. more

Oct 25, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials

MIDDLEBURY — When eight candidates for state government met at an Addison County forum Tuesday night, some told reporters that they support imposing a carbon tax on Vermonters, but others said no way. more

Oct 24, 2016 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

MONTPELIER — A renewable energy lobbyist in Vermont is calling a $500 million carbon tax a clever “tax reform” idea to grow jobs and the economy. more

Sep 13, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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NEW HAVEN — One thing is becoming clear in the midst of the 2016 Vermont Republican race for governor, GOP candidates Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Bruce Lisman are finally differentiating themselves enough for voters to better make a choice. more

Jun 3, 2016 10:30 AM The Vermont Eagle

The 2016 legislative session is now history, and it’s worthwhile to assess its production. more

May 23, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Energy Independent Vermont claims businesses are joining the call for a carbon tax, but some business owners say they are being misrepresented by the environmentalist coalition. more

Apr 29, 2016 6:08 PM , The Vermont Eagle

Your April 19 article ("A Carbon Tax in 2017?") contains some incorrect statements and omissions. more

Apr 27, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

An Eagle reader commented to me last week that the proposed, high-handed Vermont carbon tax is now off the table. Well, yes and no—and not so fast, I told the gentleman. more

Apr 19, 2016 6:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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