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RUTLAND | Conservative Vermonters alarmed by political and policy trends in the state gathered recently at an 802VT Alliance meeting, and attendees had no difficulty finding controversial issues to discuss. Read more

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Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Most know him as the founder of the free-market and libertarian Ethan Allen Institute think-tank here in Vermont. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The majority party Democratic legislature has been gaining momentum during the early weeks of 2019 and tension is mounting as proposals vetoed by the Gov. Phil Scott (R) last year have a new life in a new year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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RUTLAND | New England radio talk show host Hal Shurtleff, founder of Camp Constitution in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, visited Rutland on Feb. 12 to sound the alarm about Vermont’s threatened private-property rights. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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Last week, Gov. Phil Scott presented his Fiscal Year 2020 budget priorities for Vermont which included an e-cigarette “vaping” tax, clean water funding and ideas for putting more electric vehicles on the roads. Read more

Editorials

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MONTPELIER | To listen to the renewable power industry and its supporters in the Vermont Legislature, you might think carbon taxation is the only certain way to reduce CO2 emissions. Read more

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Former Vermont State Rep. John McClaughry (elected 1968 and 1970) was also senior policy advisor to President Reagan. Read more

Editorials

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VERGENNES - Habitat for Humanity of Addison County recently completed the purchase of a four-lot subdivision in Vergennes, which will eventually be the site of Habitat’s first home-building project in the northern part of the county. Read more

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The past six years I have served in the Vermont House for the Addison 3 district, comprised of Addison, Ferrisburgh, Panton, Vergennes, and Waltham. Read more

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A year ago Gov. Phil Scott created the Vermont Climate Action Commission in response to clamor generated by the state’s environmental organizations determined to make Vermonters take bold action to defeat... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Tractor Supply Company, the largest "rural lifestyle" retail store chain in the USA, plans to open an outlet in Middlebury. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MONTPELIER | Jake Perkinson, former investor and board member of a medical marijuana dispensary, has been named co-chair of the Governor’s Marijuana Advisory Commission. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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CHARLOTTE | A group of neighbors abutting what will become the largest commercial hop farming operation in Vermont are continuing their opposition to a planned 59.1 acre commercial hop farm. Read more

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