Tag Archives: Donald Trump

State News
October 25, 2017

Federal upheaval won’t change 2018 health care premiums

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger

The state’s top health care regulator says insurance prices on Vermont Health Connect will remain steady for calendar year 2018, despite recent actions at the federal level.

Kevin Mullin, chair of the Green Mountain Care Board, said Monday that the board…

Local News
October 18, 2017

Agency reduces refugee resettlement plans

By Alan Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland has recently received word that the number of refugees the Vermont Refugee Resettlement Program plans to resettle in the city in federal fiscal year 2018 has been reduced from 100 to 75 in a “preliminary revised plan” by the U.S….

Op - Ed
August 31, 2017

Walls to divide, bridges to unite

By Angelo S. Lynn

Walls to divide, or bridges to unite?

On the campaign trail, politicians of all stripes promise big things — but few were as boastful, wasteful and wrong-headed as “The Donald” was during his run-up to the Republican convention and throughout the general…

July 28, 2016

Where the election stands

By Lee H. Hamilton

The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it’s a good time to step back and assess this year’s election. Which carries bad news for…

Generation Y
July 27, 2016

Faking change

By Brett Yates

On July 21, from the stage at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, the libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel proclaimed before a crowd of fellow Donald Trump supporters that he is “proud to be gay”—an unprecedented event at a Republican National Convention. Later that…

The True North, strong and free
Generation Y
March 16, 2016

The True North, strong and free

Do you know someone who goes around claiming that, if Donald Trump is elected president, he’ll move to Canada in protest?

This will never happen—first, because Donald Trump will never be the president; and second, because even if Trump did win the general…

State News
February 10, 2016

Burlington charges Trump for Flynn rally

By Morgan True, VTDigger.org

Burlington City officials have billed Donald Trump’s campaign for costs incurred for public safety and security during his Jan. 7 rally at the Flynn Center on Main Street.

Mayor Miro Weinberger sent the Republican presidential candidate two separate invoices, one for…

State News
February 9, 2016

Sanders and Clinton tie in Iowa

Cruz beats Trump by four points

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

DES MOINES — In a Democratic presidential race often defined as a contest between the head of Hillary Clinton and the heart of Bernie Sanders, Iowans were virtually split Monday on which political organ they…

State News
February 3, 2016

How to win in Iowa

Keep talking, listening, moving

By Jasper Craven, VTDigger.org

At his fourth campaign stop of the day on a recent Friday, presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ voice was hoarse from hours of talking. His energy level, however, was hardly flagging. Eight more forums, speeches and rallies were…