Tag Archives: Don Turner

Op - Ed
April 5, 2017

2018 budget turns the page on Vermont’s spending crisis

By Don Turner

Last week, Montpelier turned the page after an eight-year spell of overspending and financial irresponsibility. Since 2009, the House Republican Caucus has advocated for an annual budget that does not raise taxes or fees, balances overall spending with revenue growth, and promotes…

Op - Ed
March 23, 2016

Overspending threatens to bankrupt Vermont

By Don Turner

The Fiscal Year 2016 Appropriations Act promised that the state legislature would embark on a “multiyear process to align state spending” in order to balance overall revenues and expenditures. By delineating comprehensive measures, the budget bill aimed to correct the ever-growing spending…

News Briefs
November 4, 2015

News Brief: Lakes Region

By Lani Duke

Lake House Pub & Grille sold at auction

At an auction held Friday morning, Oct. 30, The Lake House Pub & Grille on Lake Bomoseen successfully changed hands. Although the buyer was not identified, it is said that the new owner plans…

May 22, 2015

Math problem goes unsolved, look to 2016 for affordability

By Don Turner, House Republican Leader

Last November, Vermonters sent a clear message that the status quo no longer worked for them.  Vermonters told us that we needed to get to work to return Vermont to a sound and sustainable fiscal path, work…