In Vermont, we have many young people, perhaps upwards of 20,000 or more, who are disengaged from a workforce that reportedly has over 26,000 open positions.
Don Keelan explains why housing is scarce and new housing almost non-existent in Vermont.
What Vermonters DON’T need from the Legislature is added stress on our police shortage and energy costs.
It’s not for sale, and the $10 million annual upkeep of this summer home doesn’t include the security service. But that three-hole golf course is really something.
Every issue crisis is framed as ‘number one.’ Our leaders focus on the loudest cause-seeker who has their immediate attention.
The collapse of the TCI is an early Christmas present. But our joy may be short-lived.
Ten months into the Biden Presidency, and the country is more divided than ever.
The Commission contends that broadening the tax base could reduce the sales tax rate from its present amount of 6% to 3.6%. As a long-time student of taxes, I don’t believe the rate of 3.6% will be around long before it is raised to 4% and higher in the not-too-distant future.
It wasn’t until late into the third hour that a delightful, seven-year-old boy, dressed in corduroys and a blue sweater over a white shirt, came up and asked the aging Santa, “Is there any hope that my mother and father could be together at my house on Christmas morning?”
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