Commentary: Return of the Johnstown Flood
Searching for an arresting metaphor for the approaching legislative session, I found a compelling example, as described by contemporaneous reports.
The s... Read more
Vermont State Lawmakers Ranked 5th Most Liberal in US
ALEXANDRIA, VA (October 13, 2022) — The voting of Vermont’s state lawmakers has placed the legislature as the 5th most liberal in America according to a new 50 state analysis cond... Read more
Is VT Political Media Really Worse in 2012 than Today?
On June 7, John Walters posted a piece titled, “What We’ve Lost” on his blog, the Vermont Political Observer, which he describes as “Analysis and observation of Vermont politics f... Read more
PUC to Set Heat Standard Tax Rates, not Legislature
Matt Cota of the Vermont Fuel Dealers Association recently sent out its weekly bulletin to its hundred-plus members, the people who bring fuel oil and propane to keep you from fre... Read more
Commentary: The Check Back for Legislative Accountability
The climate lobby is racing to push through the Clean Heat Standard heating fuel tax bill – without any legislator voting on the record to lau... Read more
Commentary: Middlebury's Messy Voter Rolls Suggests a Larger Problem
Vermont’s poorly maintained voter lists are placing the integrity of our 2022 election at risk, as newly uncovered evidence from the 2020 election shows.