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.
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 […]
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 […]
For the first 15 months of Republican Gov. Phil Scott’s administration, Rebecca Holcombe served as his secretary of education. Now she’s hoping to oust him from Vermont’s top job. The […]
Rebecca Holcombe Announces Candidacy for Vermont Governor Lifelong Educator Will Extend Opportunity to Every Vermonter Holcombe: “I’m running for governor to take the state in a new direction – to […]
Gov. Phil Scott repeatedly proclaims his dedication to making Vermont more affordable, growing the economy and protecting the most vulnerable. His administration’s latest education proposal, developed with input from his cabinet, […]
Last week, Gov. Phil Scott dismissed a question about running for reelection in 2020. “It was just five or six months ago that I was sworn into office,” Scott said. “Any decision […]
Former Education Secretary Rebecca Holcombe is giving “serious consideration” to running for governor and expects to make an announcement in the coming weeks. Holcombe, 52, was one of the few […]