Mountain safety expert and former Lyndon State College Prof. John Kascenska replaces former Rep. Patrick Seymour (R-Sutton) who recently resigned.
Scott pans “Let’s Go Brandon” rally
Gov. Phil Scott doesn’t like the “Let’s Go Brandon” slogan and he thinks this Saturday’s rally could repel people who voted for Joe Biden.
Concern about northern border stopped Scott from signing southern border letter
Phil Scott was the only Republican governor to not sign a September letter complaining about the southern border crisis because he was negotiating with the Biden administration about opening the northern border, he said Tuesday.
Just thinking about – Carbon War on the poor; Scott, Trump and Texas; universal voting at Town Meeting
The Queen City’s proposed “expect to suffer” fossil-fuel heat conversion program would inflict the most pain on the homeless and very poor.
Scott cites Pearl Harbor dead, American unity in WWII to challenge Vermont to fight Covid
In a public statement issued December 7, Vermont Governor Phil Scott contrasted the number of Americans killed during the December 7, 1941 Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor – 2463 – with the 8913 Americans who died Dec. 3-6 of Covid-19.
Today’s News: Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Levine unaware of any new cases at Irasburg church / state to text ‘close contacts’ / Legislature on the brink, Dem. Rep. says / VT to reduce rooms & meals tax as proposed in NH?
Health Dept. to text close contacts; vaccination priority announced
If you get a text from the number 86911, it’s the Vermont Health Department calling. Message: you’ve been exposed. Quarantine immediately.
Today’s News: Monday, December 7, 2020
National experts question Vermont’s social gathering ban. Dems pick former abortion lobbyist, current solar developer for House leadership. Commentary: Slate Ridge, Irasburg church, media bias, Turner on GOP wins, Roper on absentee ballots
National experts question social bans like Vermont’s
Gov. Phil Scott and Health Commissioner Mark Levine say data and science support the need to ban multi-household gatherings. But epidemiologists like Julia Marcus of Harvard University and other public health leaders say the data does no such thing, according to the November 23 New York Times.
Nine school districts (at least) didn’t ask students about Thanksgiving
By Guy Page At least nine Vermont school and supervisory union districts reportedly held in-person learning Monday and did not ask children if they were part of multi-household gatherings over the Thanksgiving […]