Vermont Yankee is not right for Vermont

The Vermont Legislature will decide whether to allow Entergy to continue to operate Vermont Yankee nuclear plant for another 20 years. The plant is scheduled to close in 2012 when its 40 year design life expires, but Entergy, their corporate owners, want it to run for 20 more years. It…

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Support Campaign Finance Reform

The Senate in the 2009 Legislative Session passed a bill putting reasonable limits on the amount of money individuals, parties and special interest groups may donate to campaigns. This bill is very similar to legislation passed the previous year, which Governor Douglas vetoed. We need a strong showing of support…

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Without reform, health costs will double

Without health reform, premiums and deductibles for Vermonters with employer provided insurance will nearly double by 2016, according to a new VPIRG report. VPIRG attributes these high costs to wasteful health spending and the insurance and pharmaceutical industries that profit from it. “At a time when our state legislators and…

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