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Editorial: Please Take Our Jail Instead
Some officials in Windsor are upset about a legislative plan to shutter a prison there. The Vermont House Appropriations Committee recently voted to close the 100-bed Southeast State Correctional facility in an effort to save approximately $800,000 a year.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Editorial: Twisted Incentives of S.102
Today the Vermont Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to consider S.102, an act relating to "forfeiture of property associated with an animal fighting exhibition."
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Editorial: Failure Bonuses
Last week the United States Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs told Colorado's congressional delegation that construction of a new veterans' hospital in Denver will be at least $1 billion over budget. It's one of four grossly mismanaged construction projects the VA is overseeing nationwide.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Editorial: Tale of Two States
We were interested to note last month that the New Hampshire House declined to remove the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, called RGGI.
Monday, March 23, 2015

Editorial: Totalitarian Solution
This week President Barack Obama said that it might be time to make voting mandatory in the United States. He made the comment at a speech in Cleveland, Wednesday.
Saturday, March 21, 2015

Editorial: N.H. Towns Need Sunshine
It's "Sunshine Week" -- a nationwide effort to promote transparency and open government. As columnist Bill Knight said, "without open government, there's no democracy. Without transparency, there's no accountability."
Friday, March 20, 2015

Editorial: VLCT Needs A Little Sunshine
It's "Sunshine Week" -- a nationwide effort to promote transparency and open government. As columnist Bill Knight said, "without open government, there's no democracy. Without transparency, there's no accountability."
Thursday, March 19, 2015

Editorial: New Hampshire Needs More Sunshine
It's "Sunshine Week" -- a nationwide effort to promote transparency and open government. As columnist Bill Knight said, "without open government, there's no democracy. Without transparency, there's no accountability."
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Editorial: Vermont Needs More Sunshine
It's "Sunshine Week" -- a nationwide effort to promote transparency and open government. As columnist Bill Knight said, "without open government, there's no democracy. Without transparency, there's no accountability."
Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Editorial: Let the Light Shine
Today marks the start of "Sunshine Week" -- a nationwide effort to promote transparency and open government. As columnist Bill Knight explains, "without open government, there's no democracy. Without transparency, there's no accountability."
Monday, March 16, 2015

Editorial: Taxing Carbon
Last Tuesday a group of climate change zealots in the Vermont House introduced two bills to impose new carbon taxes on our diesel fuel, gasoline, heating oil, jet fuel, kerosene, natural gas, and propane. Here is the description of the two bills as prepared by the Ethan Allen Institute:
Saturday, March 14, 2015

Editorial: Hillary Selling Her Office
The Wall Street Journal recently reported that corporate giants, such as General Electric, Boeing, Exxon Mobil and Microsoft, have been able to enlist the State Department for marketing services. And former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton successfully shook them down for millions in cash to boost her personal standing.
Friday, March 13, 2015

Editorial: Worst Bill in Years
Yesterday the New Hampshire House of Representatives debated the worst bill we've seen in years. H.646 proposes to allow government to charge New Hampshire residents an unspecified "fee" for public record requests before documents could be produced.
Thursday, March 12, 2015

Editorial: Right of Fools
Last week a small group of undergraduates at the University of California Irvine voted to ban the American flag from the lobby of student government offices. On a 6-4 vote the "Associated Students" group removed the flag because, they said, it was a symbol of "colonialism and imperialism."
Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Editorial: Planet Confusion
Last week a Planet Fitness franchise in Michigan revoked the membership of Yvette Cormier because she complained that a man was using the the women's locker room.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Editorial: On Merit
St. Johnsbury Academy announced late last week that seniors Sydney Benjamin, of Peacham, and Madison Wood, of Kirby, are Finalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Competition.
Monday, March 9, 2015

Editorial: Regressive Soda Tax
Like clockwork, the calls are back in Montpelier for a tax on sugary beverages. Leading the charge, as it has done for the past five years, is the Alliance for a Healthier Vermont. With the help of Rep. Alison Clarkson, D-Woodstock, they've introduced H.235, proposing the addition of a two-cent-per-ounce tax on "sugar sweetened beverages," a tax they claim will curb demand for the unhealthy drinks.
Saturday, March 7, 2015

Editorial: Nice Play By Schilling
Last weekend Curt Schilling tweeted his 17-year-old daughter, congratulating her for earning an acceptance to Salve Regina University where she plans to play college softball.
Friday, March 6, 2015

Editorial: Embarrassed By Our Senators
Both Vermont Senators, Pat Leahy and Bernie Sanders, skipped Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
Thursday, March 5, 2015

Editorial: Gross Meeting Violation
On Feb. 3, Alton N.H. selectmen ordered their chief of police to arrest a resident who was criticizing them during a public meeting.
Wednesday, March 4, 2015


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