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Natural gas pipeline pullout bad news for Vermont economy

By   /  May 24, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The suspension of the $3.3 billion Kinder Morgan pipeline through southern New England may have substantial economic implications for Vermont and the region.

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Vermont GOP warming up to Trump

By   /  May 22, 2016  /  Governor, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont’s Republican leaders appeared to be warming to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump as they voted Saturday to send 13 delegates to the Republican National Convention.

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AARP and WHO bringing globalization to Vermont streets

By   /  May 20, 2016  /  News, Transparency, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont is known for its homegrown, keep-it-local attitude, but increasingly many aspects of the Green Mountain State are being shaped by international interests — even down to its local roads.

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Renewable siting legislation may restrict wind energy developers

By   /  May 19, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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About a year and a half after towns in Vermont began signing the “Rutland Resolution” for better renewable energy siting, lawmakers responded by passing S.230. Critics of the bill are divided over what the legislation means for Vermonters, especially those affected by wind turbine noise.

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AGs battle each other over free speech in Exxon oil company probe

By   /  May 18, 2016  /  First Amendment, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A plan by Democratic attorneys general from 15 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands to launch climate change investigations into fossil companies is being opposed by attorneys general of other states.

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Gun control bills fail in Vermont

By   /  May 13, 2016  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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In the ongoing battle over gun rights in Vermont, the 2016 legislative session will be remembered as another loss for gun grabbers.

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