Jan 3, 2014
Sen. Sanders Wants to Know if NSA Has Spied on Congress
A U.S. senator wants the National Security Agency to reveal if it has ever spied on members of Congress, Talking Points Memo reports.
Fire tears through Shoreham barn
Fire tore through a big barn in Shoreham Tuesday. The blaze broke out at the Peaceable Hill Pheasant Preserve on Burgess Road.
NSA gets win in court over data collection
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The Burlington Free Press
Keep eyes on prize for real health care reform
When did the people's need for universal health care get hijacked by the money-making interests of big insurers, big business and big hospitals? Was it when federal health reformers bowed to the health industry by setting up a marketplace that is about to channel significant public subsidies to private insurance companies? Or was it when ... (more)
Too Close to the Edge: Vermont Lawmakers to Focus on Shoreline Protection
When legislation to restrict development along the edges of lakes and ponds failed to pass the Vermont Senate last spring, the bill's supporters left the Statehouse with a new concern: What if property owners began to preemptively clear their lakeshore parcels to avoid restrictions that might win approval in the 2014 legislative session? It may ... (more)