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Recently, the Vermont House passed a bill that raised taxes on the wrong people to support a worthy cause for, in large measure, the wrong reasons. Read more

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CASTLETON | Pinwheel gardens, like the one at Community Health Centers of the Rutland Region (CHCRR)... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A new online report shows that Vermonters have a lot of reasons to sing the blues: they have one of the United States’ highest state tax loads to bear. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The town of Middlebury is the recipient of a nationally recognized, taxpayer-funded grant to help mitigate stormwater-related problems in the downtown area. Read more

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The Vermont House Health Care Committee has brought out a bill (H.524) that at best has nothing to recommend it, and at worst, would make Vermont’s health care situation worse for thousands of innocent people. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Last week, when retired homeowners Doug and Pat Richmond of Underhill were told by an official of their home fuel-oil dealer, Patterson Fuels, that their basement fuel tank was being “red tagged”... Read more

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On Feb. 10, VTDigger political columnist Jon Margolis declared that “the carbon tax is dead.” Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Danforth Pewter, a Middlebury based company, has been targeted, along with other firms, in a planned boycott by a group of anti-carbon tax citizen groups. Read more

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Several weeks ago now, Gov. Phil Scott laid out his budget priorities for Vermont ranging from a vaping tax and clean water funding to electric vehicles and Act 250 exemptions for developers. Read more

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HINESBURG | Last week, Gov. Phil Scott recognized eight Vermont high school teams which participated in this year’s CyberPatriot XI competition, part of the nation’s largest youth cyber-education program. Read more

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Closing the Salisbury Fish Hatchery is a bad idea. Read more

Guest Columnists

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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

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MONTPELIER | A celebration of the Vermont Farm-to-School and Childcare Grant Program took place at the Vermont State House last week. Read more

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Last month, we introduced a bi-state family and medical leave insurance program, the Twin State Paid Family Leave plan, that would build a public-private partnership to provide access to paid family and medical leave for all residents... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Gov. Phil Scott  announced he appointed 103 Vermonters to state boards and commissions during the months of December and January, according to administration spokesperson Rebecca Kelley. Read more

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MONTPELIER | The Vermont Bar Association sponsored a Martin Luther King Jr. poster-essay contest to celebrate the life and message of the late civil rights leader. Read more

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Christopher Bell, seen here competing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at Florida’s Homestead-Miami Speedway last November, will come to... Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A recent, thwarted shooting threat at a Middlebury school triggered the seizure, by local police, of legally owned guns. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

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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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Last month, we introduced a bi-state family and medical leave insurance program, the Twin State Paid Family Leave plan, that would build a public-private partnership to provide access to paid family and medical leave for all residents... Read more

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Fellow Vermonters, I was asked by a member of the media last week at my weekly press conference how I’ve arrived at a calculation I frequently use to highlight our past and present economic and demographic challenges – the phrase I use is ‘6-3-1.’ Read more

Letters to the Editor

It’s been over a week since the government shutdown started and I cannot think of a single American whose life is better because of it. Read more

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