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Today’s News: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Levine unaware of any new cases at New Hope Bible Church

BY GUY PAGE ON DECEMBER 8, 2020 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT )

Responding to an inquiry by Ed Barber of the Newport Daily Express, Levine said “I can’t say that with certainty. I’d have to look into it. I hope there aren’t, honestly.” (To which Barber replied, “I understand that.”)
 

Health Dept. to text close contacts; vaccination priority announced

BY GUY PAGE ON DECEMBER 8, 2020 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT )

If you get a text from the number 86911, it’s the Vermont Health Department calling. Message: you’ve been exposed. Quarantine immediately.


Commentary:

Legislature on the brink, concerned Democrat says

BY REP. LINDA JOY SULLIVAN ON DECEMBER 8, 2020 • ( LEAVE A COMMENT )

I was greatly encouraged to have heard a recognition by many of the imperative for us — in these difficult days particularly — to collaborate with those “across the aisle.” But I also heard some leading voices call for a “doubling down” in terms of a more partisan agenda. This worries me.
 

New Hampshire cutting taxes on Covid-hit businesses. Vermont?

BY ROB ROPER ON DECEMBER 8, 2020 • ( 2 COMMENTS )

According to stories in the New Hampshire media, Governor Chris Sununu (R) wants to cut their state rooms and meals tax, which now stands at 9%, the same as Vermont.

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Slate Ridge and the NFA: the unintended consequences of bad legislation

BY ERIC DAVIS ON DECEMBER 7, 2020 • ( 2 COMMENTS )

Regardless of how we got here, or who is at fault, we can be sure of two things: that gun control politicians will always double down on bad policy with more gun control, and, if the situation in West Pawlet continues to deteriorate, gun control politicians certainly will not propose a “fix” that involves repealing the prohibition of anything.

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