Archive for December, 2009

Op-Ed: Creating a State Government that Works for Vermonters


Tuesday, December 1st, 2009

Op – Ed by David Coates, former Managing Partner of KPMG  and Vermont Business Roundtable Member, and Bruce Lisman,  former Chairman of J.P. Morgan Company’s Global Equity Division

A long campaign season ahead, lots of gubernatorial candidates, and an economic catastrophe that may change how we think about economic growth make for an ideal environment in which to consider new approaches to how we govern our State.  This economic crisis is forcing us to re-examine with fresh eyes our tax structure, our educational funding and our public pension plans.  And there is another idea worthy of public discussion. (more…)