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A secret plan to make Rutland a permanent refugee resettlement community has divided residents and put the mayor’s political future in doubt. But at least one member of the Board of Aldermen knew about the secret, and that official told Watchdog he is “stunned” at how fast the plan was carried out.Read More →
As candidates for Vermont’s next lieutenant governor met to debate hot issues, Democrats called for gun control, carbon taxes and universal government health care, while the sole Republican stood opposed to all three.Read More →
Vermont’s Democratic gubernatorial candidates are promising free college in return for votes, but a former state auditor and candidate for lieutenant governor says the numbers don’t add up.Read More →
State economists project that Vermont’s tax revenues will be $28 million lower this fiscal year than originally forecast in January, mostly due to technical adjustments and a slightly weakening economy.Read More →
Members of the Board of Aldermen say they haven’t seen the city’s refugee resettlement application despite a claim by the mayor that the document’s availability proves he’s being transparent on the issue.Read More →
As Vermont continues its quest to source 90 percent of energy from renewables by 2050, fresh problems with Europe’s alternative energy sector may spell trouble for wind energy in the Green Mountain State.Read More →