Vermont is a state in desperate need of the full productivity of its people. I have heard from businesses in every corner of the state about how hard it is to find workers. However, our broken health-care system makes it impossible for many Vermonters to afford to work full time or for better wages. Here is one example of what it looks like.
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Commentary by Rebecca Holcombe The vast majority of Vermonters agree: we face a climate crisis. Our climate-dependent industries are threatened. Our water isn’t clean. Flooding is harming crops and damaging roads. We have more ticks, with their associated illnesses. The vast majority of Vermonters also agree that we, as a state, must take immediate action […]
NORWICH—Last week, the Green Mountain Care Board approved double-digit rate increases for qualified health plans, affecting nearly 75,000 Vermonters. At a time when so many Vermont families and small businesses are already struggling to pay for health care, these rate increases are unacceptable. These rate increases will increase the burden on Vermont families, make it […]