Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court nominee needs careful scrutiny

Sen. Leahy: Supreme Court nominee needs careful scrutiny

By Sen. Patrick Leahy With President Trump’s selection of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court, the obligation now falls to the Senate Judiciary Committee to carefully consider this nomination. By any measure, it is a daunting responsibility. I have served in the Senate for 44 years, a span that… Read More »

UVM physicians: We will be here when you need us most

By UVM physician chairs As clinical department chairs at the University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine, we have responsibility for fulfilling the education, research and patient care missions of the college and of our partner, the University of Vermont Medical Center. As physicians, each of us has taken an oath to serve our patients… Read More »

Op-Ed — College education: Expensive but empowering

By Chandlee Crawford “Education is not the means of showing people how to get what they want. Education is an exercise by means of which enough men, it is hoped, will learn to want what is worth having.” – President Ronald Reagan. We’ve known for a long time that the cost of a college tuition… Read More »

State seeks entrepreneurs to innovate to improve water quality

State seeks entrepreneurs to innovate to improve water quality

Editor’s note: This piece is written by Anson Tebbetts, Vermont’s secretary of Agriculture, Food & Markets, along with Natural Resources Secretary Julie Moore and Secretary Mike Schirling of the Department of Commerce and Community Development. From Vermont’s inception, freedom and unity have spurred innovation. John Deere invented the tractor. Ben and Jerry created world-class ice… Read More »