Democrats Vying to be the Next Peter Shumlin Silent on the $48,000,000 in New Taxes

Vermont Democrats were gleeful last week when they passed more tax hikes to support another unsustainable increase in spending.  House Democratic Leader Sarah Copeland-Hanzas even went on to admit that, “It’s hard to make the decisions that need to be made to cut spending.” Leadership is about listening, setting clear priorities and, when necessary, making …

Don Turner: Vermont’s Overspending Crisis Will Bankrupt Its Future – Unless Legislators Rein It In

The following editorial was released by House Republican Leader Don Turner on March 16, 2016. The Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations Act promised that the state legislature would embark on a “multiyear process to align state spending” in order to balance overall revenues and expenditures. By delineating comprehensive measures, the budget bill aimed to correct the …

Vermont Democrats Refuse to Protect — and Respect — Free Speech

THE ARROGANCE OF SINGLE PARTY DEMOCRAT RULE INTENSIFIES Vermont Democrats Refuse to Protect — and Respect — Free Speech Montpelier, VT – It’s unethical, juvenile, sophomoric and counter to the tenets of democracy and free speech that all Vermonters cherish. It’s also an action that — so far — the Vermont Democrats have failed to …

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