Progressive Statewide Meeting

Sunday, February 19th  1 pm to 4 pm Location: Edmunds Elementary  School (299 Main St, Burlington)  The Women’s Caucus will meet for a potluck lunch at 11:30 am at Emma Mulvaney-Stanak’s house (79 Front St, Burlington) before the meeting. The Labor Commission will meet immediately following the meeting.  All are welcome.…

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Lawmakers discuss transportation, wind power issues

January 19, 2013; Mike Faher; Brattleboro Reformer BRATTLEBORO — Should the state track the number of miles you drive each year — and then charge you accordingly? That’s just one question under consideration as Vermont lawmakers debate how to address a serious transportation funding shortfall that could cripple construction projects…

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Transportation Funding

The Transportation Committee is discussing some legislative language to create a Transportation Funding Study Committee to investigate new sources of revenue to sustain the state’s transportation infrastructure. While vehicle miles traveled have increased,  fuel efficiency has improved. Annual gas and diesel taxes to fund the infrastructure have remained flat, partly…

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