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The wrangle between supporters of private schools in Vermont and the State Board of Education, which proposes revised rules for those that accept public tuition money, continues to play out like a lingering Cold War.Another flash-point in this long, … more
The American Health Care Act — President Donald J. Trump's and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan's rapidly advanced bid to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, best known as "Obamacare" — has been pronounced dead.According to the New … more
Today, March 25, Brattleboro will hold its annual Representative Town Meeting. While the reps will have some meaty issues to weigh and decide on, they will also be discussing whether the town should rename Columbus Day — which falls this year … more
It was a bit of a buzz kill when Vermont's House Judiciary Committee missed a key deadline last week on a bill that would legalize small amounts of marijuana for recreational use.Fortunately, H.170 was granted an extension, approved by the committee … more
A lawsuit filed recently against the Vermont civil courts highlights a problem that's been going on for years, one that's led to civil court cases going unreported in the media for long periods of time, or not reported at all.Courthouse News … more
The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
Undocumented immigrants are being swept up in raids and targeted arrests across the country following the current administration's crackdown on illegal immigration.In Vermont, three undocumented workers — and members of Migrant Justice, an … more
The plight of public radio and television, as they struggle to fend off thoughtless tax-cutters in Washington, might seem trivial compared to the terror of poor and elderly Americans contemplating the gutting of the Affordable Care Act or the … more
Bernie Sanders was in Brattleboro on Thursday and he was met by a packed house at the Latchis Theatre.Vermont's junior senator was in town to announce the kick off of Windham Grows, a small business development program, or "business hatchery," that … more
Vermont's independent senator Bernie Sanders minced no words when describing the American Health Care Act being proposed by Republicans in Congress and strongly supported by the president."The reality is that Donald Trump and Paul Ryan's bill is not … more
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