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Vermont parents may suddenly get religion with vaccination bill signed

By   /  May 29, 2015  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With forced vaccination set to become law in 2016, Vermont parents are faced with drastic decisions — including feigning religious preference — as they look to make medical decisions for their children.

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Sanders promises to make nation like Vermont

By   /  May 27, 2015  /  Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo by Bruce Parker

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, touted his socialist vision for America as thousands of energized supporters cheered the politician’s Vermont-styled solutions on issues from education and health care to a living wage.

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The Governor’s “productive” legislative session

By   /  May 26, 2015  /  Opinion, Vermont  /  No Comments

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By John McClaughry | Watchdog Opinion
Gov. Peter Shumlin proclaimed this year’s legislative session to be “one of the most productive sessions that I can remember.” To others that appears as a new frontier in spin, possibly coupled with a bit of amnesia. Let’s review the report card.
Going into the session in January, the state’s General […]

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Vermont gun club ignoring noise ordinance citations

By   /  May 25, 2015  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo courtesy of North Country Sportsmen's Club

Two weeks after police issued dubious noise-ordinance citations to a gun club in Vermont, club members say they have no plans to pay the fines, and that shooting fun is back to normal at the range.

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Public emails reveal complete streets battle over Rutland City road grant

By   /  May 21, 2015  /  Government Regulation, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photos courtesy of City of Rutland

Officials in Rutland just want to fix a failing road at an affordable price. But directors at the Rutland Regional Planning Commission say the project must include bike lanes at any cost — they’re even putting pressure on a critical road grant to get their way.

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Hawaii’s health care collapse a bad omen for state Obamacare exchanges

By   /  May 19, 2015  /  Hawaii, National, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Courtesy of State of Hawaii

The collapse of Hawaii’s state-run health exchange has observers wondering which other beleaguered exchanges could be next to fail.

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