32 Vermont municipalities yesterday approved retail marijuana stores. Seven said no.
Rubber (not Stoli) Vermont’s biggest import from Russia
Rubber and petroleum products are Vermont’s biggest Russian imports.
Worker shortage grim and “the cavalry is not coming”
The chickens have come home to roost, the cavalry’s not coming – pick your metaphor to describe Vermont chronic worker shortage, but understand this – it won’t be improving anytime soon.
Biden plan to audit bank transactions over $600 concerns Scott administration
President Biden wants the IRS to audit every bank transaction of $600 or more.
Closed-lipped CCP frustrates foreign investors, Gordon Chang reports
The Chinese government doesn’t like sharing information – even with foreign investors in Chinese companies. Gordon Chang reports.
Montpelier city councilor named Burlington City Attorney
Montpelier City Councilor Dan Richardson will resign if Burlington hires him as its next city attorney.
Big Newport employer to close facility, hopes to employ most workers remotely
A large call-center employer in Newport reportedly will close its building soon. The company hopes to keep as many employees as possible working remotely, a development official said today.
Google unfairly drives up app prices, VT AG suit says
The States accuse Google of using its market dominance to unfairly restrict competition with the Google Play Store, harming consumers by limiting choice and driving up app prices.
Middlebury moves towards cannabis store
At Town Meeting this March, Middlebury voters ok’d the operation of cannabis retailers locally. The question remains: where and how will the “weed” be regulated in town?
Vermont gender pay gap lowest in US
Vermont has the smallest gender wage gap in the country.