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Vermont a target-rich environment for news reporter: a last look at 2022

2022 IN REVIEW: Burlington murders; Barre diversity committee scandals; Gov. Phil Scott won’t answer when asked ‘what is a woman?”; Chronicle cartoonist Dan Jeffries takes on Homeland Security attack on free speech.

By Guy Page

All this week, Vermont Daily Chronicle has re-published top news on high-interest topics as part of our The Year in Review coverage. 

We’ve run out of week! Here are the rest of the topics and news stories we selected for Year in Review coverage.

January 6 Incident

Wolcott man sent to prison for Jan. 6 capitol breach – January 31

Crime & Punishment

Guards, inmates suffering in prison pandemic lockdown – January 31

Sarah George: let taxpayers reimburse shoplifting losses – July 18

Proposal 2 advocate calls incarceration ‘the new slavery’ – November 7

Burlington murders linked to drug trafficking, domestic violence, young immigrants in limbo – September 8

Two high schools that kicked cops off campus now face active shooter threats – May 26

Secretary of Digital Services cited for disorderly conduct – July 22

Equity

Black member booted off St. Albans Belonging, Equity & Inclusion Committee – June 15

No harvest for Burlington Community Gardeners refusing diversity/inclusion/equity pledge – November 23

Chair will mute pro-lifer on Barre Diversity Committee – October 8

Covid-19 & vaccine

St. J man injured by Covid vax gets bureaucratic run-around – April 18

Covid listed as ‘Cause A’ on 26% of Covid death certificates – January 20

Data show Vermont deaths 12% higher than expected – March 31

Climate

Guv vetoes Clean Heat Standard – May 6

Climate salvation fantasy bill would make 50% of Vermont an ecological reserve – March 21

Crime & Punishment

Proposal 2 advocate calls incarceration ‘the new slavery’ – November 7

Burlington murders linked to drug trafficking, domestic violence, young immigrants in limbo – September 8

Two high schools that kicked cops off campus now face active shooter threats – May 26

Secretary of Digital Services cited for disorderly conduct – July 22

Prostitution

National marijuana legalization founders pushing legal prostitution in Vermont – January 3

Free Speech

Strong stand against Homeland Security free speech crackdown – March 4

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