by Scott Keyes Posted on April 2, 2015
This one easy trick has been proven to boost voter participation rates by at least seven percentage points.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on March 16, 2015 Updated: March 16, 2015
Vermont Secretary of State James Condos tells ThinkProgress automatic registration would "benefit democracy in general as it will, most likely, increase voter turnout."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on March 2, 2015
Vermont's governor said a single-payer system will be too expensive, but a group of economic experts disagrees.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on December 19, 2014
They're not happy their governor is abandoning an ambitious single-payer proposal.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 18, 2014 Updated: November 18, 2014
Research shows that a carbon tax on Vermont's transportation and heating sectors, if properly designed, would increase disposable income and jobs for state residents.
by Carl Gibson - Guest Contributor Posted on October 29, 2014 Updated: October 29, 2014
On Monday, 64 Vermonters were arrested at Governor Peter Shumlin’s office in protest of a new fracked gas pipeline proposal — the largest civil disobedience action the state has seen in 30 years.
by Ari Phillips Posted on September 15, 2014
The 42,000 people living in Burlington, Vermont can now feel confident that when they turn on their TVs or power up their computers they are using renewable energy.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 18, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2014
Is this the path to getting the country closer to a universal health care system?
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 29, 2014
Vermont just passed a bill creating a universal preschool program for its three- and four-year-olds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 12, 2014 Updated: May 12, 2014
Vermont's minimum wage will rise to $10.50 per hour by 2018.