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Mars may need women, at least according to the 1967 sci-fi B movie, “Mars Needs Women”, but Vermont needs more young people and middle-class families — that is, more people paying taxes and fees. more

Nov 14, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials

An article in Seven Days reminded us that back in 2007 the Vermont Legislature set a goal to cut child poverty in half in 10 years. A 14-member panel was charged with getting this done. The deadline passed on June 30. How’d we do? more

Sep 28, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle 1 Comments

It has been a long-time goal of the public school special interests to regulate Vermont independent schools ... more

Sep 2, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Gov. Phil Scott came into office pledging to put Vermont’s wounded economy back on the right track. more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

John McCaughry [sic], one of the main persons of the Koch Brother front group the Ethan Allen Institute, described the U.S. national debt as our biggest problem to “America and our global civilization”. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

ADDISON – If you watch the news media, and especially the accounts of things like the Peoples’ March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, you would believe that the most critical problems facing America are... more

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The Scott administration is digging in against a proposal by the House Natural Resource, Fish and Wildlife Committee to raise $30 million to clean up Lake Champlain and other bodies of water in Vermont. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND — Vermont’s dirty little secret is out in the open. The Green Mountain State is the victim of a demographic shift. more

Feb 2, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER — The enormous cost of cleaning up Lake Champlain became apparent this week when Vermont Treasurer Beth Pearce announced a multi-million-dollar annual funding plan that would take 20 years to fully realize. more

Jan 25, 2017 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

When I was in second grade, my parents moved our family from Virginia to Connecticut because Dad took a job in New York City. more

Jan 25, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

A lot of serious long-term national issues simply weren’t addressed in the recent national election. more

Dec 6, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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

Mercifully, the 2016 Presidential campaign is over. That campaign has, says conservative columnist George Will, “demonstrated that there is no such thing as rock bottom.” more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

For years, indeed decades, Vermont’s public school Establishment has regularly found ways to put pressure on the non-sectarian independent schools that receive tuition for pupils from the 90 “tuition towns”. more

Oct 25, 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

Last week outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) made public the draft agreement he made with the Federal government’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). more

Oct 13, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

At the Tunbridge Fair, Democrat gubernatorial candidate Sue Minter indicated in an interview with WDEV’s Mike Smith that she is in favor of expanding the Vermont state sales and use tax to services. more

Sep 20, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Over the past legislative session, the issue of divesting state pension funds of fossil fuel investments received considerable debate both in the State House and around Vermont. more

Aug 24, 2016 3:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

"The 18th century pioneers who founded this little republic intensely believed in freedom — we would do well to recapture their passion for it." more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 PM Opinions

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