If passed into law, it will create a BIPOC Land Access Opportunity Fund with a BIPOC-led board empowered to budget money as needed for down payments for single family homes, owner occupied rental units, and for land and farms through sliding scale grants.
Guy Page is the editor and publisher of the Vermont Daily Chronicle.
Today’s News: Stamford a “Constitutional Town,” Roper Vs. Walters on Marx, rapist caught, prison suicide, Meredith Angwin on need for grid stability as electrification grows.
The selectboard of the Town of Stamford voted Dec. 17 to affirm the constitutions of Vermont and the United States, in response to the governor’s restrictions on gathering for worship, work and socializing.
Rob Roper or John Walters on Marxism in BLM, Antifa, 1619, Extinction Rebellion – which one is right?
Well, a columnist’s gotta write about something. And anyway, this depiction of ideological plumbing was just too tempting a target for the H.L. Mencken of Vermont.
Investigation determined that Carter was wanted by the state of Texas on four counts of 1st Degree Aggravated Sexual Assault on a Child, a felony in Texas punishable by a minimum of five years imprisonment. His bail had been set at $80,000 in Texas.
The Vermont State Police and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the death of an inmate at the Northeast Correctional Complex in St. Johnsbury. Michael Dupont, 36, of Barre City was found in his cell by Department of Corrections staff at about 3:15 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 20.
A reliable grid will be even more important in the future. If we stop using fossil fuels, electricity won’t just control our heating systems, electricity will be our heating system. Almost all of us will use heat pumps. (The entire United States cannot heat itself by burning wood, though some fraction of the population can use wood products for home heating.)
Today’s News: Essex Junction supporters of Constitution kicked off Front Porch Forum. Pro-renewable fuel dealer manager named to Climate Council. Commentary: using the bullhorn of the press.
by Guy Page The Vermont Speaker of the House has selected the general manager of one of the most pro-renewable power members of the Vermont fuel oil industry to serve on the […]
“If you’re not saying something, you’re saying something” – using the bullhorn of freedom of the press
Freedom of the press is freedom of speech with a bullhorn. The average newspaper, radio or TV station knocks on the doors of thousands of Vermont homes and says “I have something important to tell you.” The press is a powerful public good. It must be protected from government suppression.