The Democratic majority in the Legislature is trying to sweeten a big ‘tax the Cloud’ bill with a tiny tax exemption for military retirement. Instead the Legislature should tax neither.
Guy Page is the editor and publisher of the Vermont Daily Chronicle.
Joining with 49 other current and former state-level officials across the country, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos and Lt. Gov. Molly Gray publicly asked corporate leaders to oppose electoral integrity laws “sweeping the country.”
Legislation introduced today by Sen. Bernie Sanders would guarantee tuition-free community college for all students, and allow students from families earning under $125,000 a year to attend public and/or minority-serving colleges and universities tuition-free and debt-free. The bill also allocates $10 billion annually to cover student support programs at minority-serving schools.
To the editor: Re: $2.7 billion in federal money for Vermont – this is not free money. This is a very heavy mortgage on our grandchildren, it is a slash at the […]
On April 20 at about 4:10 pm, Vermont State Police stopped a gray 2020 Honda Accord on Interstate 89 (southbound) in the town of Royalton. The Trooper stopped the Honda for traveling at 103 MPH in a 65 MPH speed zone.
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“Vaccine breakthrough” is the term used by public health experts to describe a vaccinated person getting Covid-19, anyway. Vermont ‘vaccine breakthrough’ rate is small – but still 10 times higher than the national average, according to statistics shared today by Health Commissioner Mark Levine.
A joint resolution urging Congress to support statehood for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, sponsored by Rep. Sarah Copeland-Hanzas (D-Bradford), was introduced into the Vermont House today.
We fought hard against both bills in their original committees to almost no avail and will continue to do so with what will likely amount to the same results. The unfortunate reality is, that these bills are seen by most legislators as favorable measures of public protection, regardless of any and all reason, logic, or emotional argument to the contrary.
“Vermont Senate Republicans are extremely disappointed that the House of Representatives has failed to fully repeal the tax on military retirement income,” said Senate Minority Leader Randy Brock (R-Franklin).