Commentary: Successful Energy Transitions are Facilitated, Not Forced
Governor Gavin Newsom recently ordered the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to ban the sale of gasoline-powered vehicles by 2035. Since the 1990s, sixteen states including Ve... Read more
Commentary: Climate Plan Is All Pain, No Gain
The Executive Director of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association testified before the House Energy & Technology Committee that if the “Clean Heat Standard” currently being conte... Read more
Commentary: Vermont Pensioners Take Their Money Elsewhere
If I give you $100, and you spend it in Wyoming, how does that help the Vermont economy? Answer: it doesn’t.
Commentary: The Future of Agricultural Report
Earlier this month the Scott Administration released the Report of the Governor’s Commission on the Future of Agriculture. The Report is well-written and constructive, but for man... Read more
Commentary: Here Comes Another Carbon Tax
Are you ready for the coming carbon tax on your home and business heating bill?
Commentary: Gov. Scott’s Diamond Mine
Some years ago, faced with the many competing spending demands before the Senate, I would say “all this state needs is a diamond mine”. That is, with an inexhaustible... Read more
Commentary: Vermont’s Unfunded Liabilities Aren’t Just Pensions
When we talk about Vermont’s nearly $6 billion unfunded liability, most of us think about the teachers’ and state employees’ pensions. But these two giant liabilities only account... Read more