A new report says report it’s likely that by the second anniversary of Tropical Storm Irene in August,
much of the recovery work will be finished and the focus will shift to
preparing for the next disaster.
A recent poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation showed that most Americans
are uninformed about the federal health care changes that are coming,
and about how health care exchanges are going to work. That situation
appears to bear out in Vermont, too.
The Vermont Senate overwhelmingly advanced a bill on Friday that
would give driver’s licenses to immigrants who are in the country
illegally. The bill would create what are described as drivers’ authorization
cards that would look different from
a regular state license.
Recently, commentator Sarwar Kashmeri proposed that the Federal
Government think about funding a billion dollar, ten-year, gun-buyback
program to soak up as many of the 300 million firearms in America as
possible. Now, he’d like to take that concept one step further.