by Guy Page Vermont’s policing and Act 250 decision-making will fall under more state control than ever, as a result of two executive orders issued by Gov.

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…critics of this plan – much discussed in last year’s review of Act 250 – say it will reduce the local knowledge and familiarity that is an asset of the state’s nine regional, seven-member regional Act 250 commissions

Scott centralizes police organization, Act 250 decision-making — Vermont Daily Chronicle

Disrupting local control for greater state control by Ivory Tower bureaucrats severs the bond to the local land and folk creating further problems down the road.