All Posts Tagged With: "Vermont"
What is to be done when even the best, most idealistic and well-seasoned elected official, in the country’s most politically progressive state, cannot prevent her staff from abuses of power based on crony-ism and conflict of interest?
Create a State Ombudsman Office.30Jun2008 | Deborah Alicen | 0 comments | Continued
BureaucracyBlog will soon have a new look, and one or more new authors contributing to the flow of information, analysis, and ideas. J.T. Miller, whom I wrote about in a post last month, has sent me an revised version of his op-ed piece and has kindly agreed to post occasional Kentucky updates here. There have [...]23Jun2008 | Deborah Alicen | 0 comments | Continued
I was still living in North Carolina and under the age of majority when one evening at dinner Dad waxed eloquent and enthusiastic after meeting Vermont’s Governor Phil Hoff, and also about what had just happened in Vermont. The event of note was the ban of billboards in Vermont, preserving open scenic views along Vermont’s [...]7May2008 | Deborah Alicen | 0 comments | Continued