BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- American Jewish Committee (AJC), the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, applauds the Burlington City Council's decision to withdraw a non-binding resolution supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. The resolution will be sent back to the Council's Racial Equity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee for further discussion.
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We wrote an editorial over the weekend calling for the resignation of former Burlington Police Chief Brandon Del Pozo. We crafted that comment following news that he 1) used a fake social media account (@WinkleWatchers) to heckle a critic; 2) lied about the account; and 3) tried to cover it up.
When the gavel fell on the Vermont 2019 legislative session with the House and Senate deadlocked over the $15 minimum wage and a Paid Family Leave program, most of us thought those two issues would be front and center this January when the Legislature reconvenes. But it doesn’t appear that Vermont’s highly vocal climate change activists will allow that to be the case. They want a carbon tax, and they want it now!
Last February a 33-year-old man punched another man in the face, prompting both to pull out handguns in downtown Burlington. In the ensuing gunfight, an innocent 26-year-old bystander was hit in her chest and hospitalized for life-threatening injuries after the bullet passed through her body. She continues her recovery.
According to a document from the National Association of Clean Air Agencies obtained by VTDigger, the White House is recommending a 30 percent…