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Twenty years ago, Congress quickly enacted the Patriot Act, which abridged civil liberties to confront a clear and present danger whose extent we did not know. In the last two years many civil liberties have been curtailed because of the actuality of a pandemic and the impossibility of predicting its course.
Plenty of politicians have been accused of wielding a chainsaw when it comes to budget season. Rep. Lucy Rogers, D-Waterville, just wields a chainsaw, period.
When the Legislature adjourned in May, it allowed for a brief return to consider any legislation Gov. Phil Scott might have vetoed. When the g…
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In the first five months of 2021, state legislators sent dozens of bills to Gov. Phil Scott’s desk, and he signed all but a handful into law.
It is often said that your vote is your voice. Participation in our democracy by voting is the backbone of our country and we are stronger when more people vote.