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Obamacare critics say SCOTUS ruling no victory for Vermonters

By   /  June 26, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday ruled 6-3 to allow states without insurance exchanges to continue receiving federal subsidies. Critics of the Obamacare ruling say the decision does nothing to help Vermonters escape the state’s troubled health care exchange.

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Vermont gun club sues town over noise ordinance citations

By   /  June 24, 2015  /  Government Regulation, Issues, News, Power Abuse, Regulations, Vermont  /  No Comments

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A half-century-old gun club in Vermont is suing the town of Williston over noise ordinance citations, which, owners say, violate members’ gun rights.

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Lawmakers optimistic about Vermont’s health exchange as Obamacare ruling nears

By   /  June 19, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

HE LIKES IT: Mark Bearden is rging his fellow citizens to sign up at Healthcare.go.

No matter how the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the King v. Burwell challenge to the Affordable Care Act, Vermont lawmakers say they are optimistic about their state’s health exchange.

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Vermont taxpayers feeling after-effects of Legislature’s $63 million tax binge

By   /  June 18, 2015  /  Economy, Jobs + Growth, News, Taxes, Vermont  /  No Comments

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It’s been one month since the Vermont Legislature passed $63 million in new taxes, but leaders of the state’s top trade groups say taxpayers are already feeling the after-effects of the binge.

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Life-long Vermonters fleeing Green Mountain state for better opportunities elsewhere

By   /  June 16, 2015  /  Jobs + Growth, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vacationers to Vermont dream of staying forever. But for many Vermonters trapped in the state’s struggling economy, opportunities in other states are convincing them to flee the Green Mountains for greener pastures.

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Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board presses feds for controversial all-payer waiver

By   /  June 12, 2015  /  Health Care, Issues, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Vermont’s Green Mountain Care Board has begun negotiations with the federal government, preparing for the 2016 go-ahead for Gov. Peter Shumlin’s all-payer health care waiver.

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