Critics of Governor Peter
Shumlin’s plans for a single payer health system charge his administration
studied how to pay for it, but then halted the work. The group Vermonters for
Health Care Freedom alleges the administration looked at a financing plan based
on new taxes but then stopped because of political concerns.
Officials from Vermont Community Wind have organized a
bus trip to a wind farm in New Hampshire to try and build support for a large scale wind farm they’re proposing
in and around the Rutland County town of Ira.
The town of Ira is holding a public meeting Wednesday so townspeople can talk over a proposal that has upset many in the small
community. A large scale commercial wind
farm is being proposed for Ira and five other towns west of Rutland. If
completed, it would be the second largest energy producer in the state after