Taxpayers have shelled out $2.2 million since last year to use social media to convince mothers about the dangers tanning beds pose to their daughters, and to create a smartphone app to help “Latinas” find nearby walking partners.
Report raises concerns EPA stacked the deck against Alaska mine project
A new report says the EPA “failed to address important considerations” that would be part of a permit process for a potential mine in Alaska's Bristol Bay Watershed, relying on hypothetical scenarios to preemptively kill the mine.
Education Committee chair: Vermont public schools disadvantaged by school choice
Why would you support a ruling that will likely eliminate school choice for many towns? Vermont Watchdog sat down with state Rep. David Sharpe, chair of the House Committee on Education, to discuss Vermont's consolidation law.
Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin has called for a new law mandating that all employees offer a paid sick leave benefit to their employees. Is this essentially just a $14 million tax on Vermont's poor, financially vulnerable enterprises?