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Bruce Lisman http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/1928/all en Community Forum: Government needs to revive economy http://addisonindependent.com/201501community-forum-government-needs-revive-economy <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Lisman </div> </div> </div> <p> <em>This week&rsquo;s writer is Bruce Lisman, a resident of Shelburne and the founder of Campaign for Vermont.</em></p> <p> I believe that economic growth and shared prosperity is the best way forward for Vermonters. A dynamic and broad-based economy offers a cure for issues of poverty, hunger and upward mobility. It can provide the resources to protect and enhance our environment and improve our infrastructure. Vermont can be an economic powerhouse of its own definition.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/27904">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201501community-forum-government-needs-revive-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Mon, 12 Jan 2015 12:19:05 +0000 Zach Despart 27904 at http://addisonindependent.com Community Forum: Consider what Vt. needs before voting http://addisonindependent.com/201409community-forum-consider-what-vt-needs-voting <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Lisman </div> </div> </div> <p> <em style="font-size: 13px; line-height: 20.7999992370605px;">This week&rsquo;s writer is Bruce Lisman of Shelburne, a native Vermonter who founded Campaign for Vermont following a career in the financial services industry. Campaign for Vermont is an independent policy and advocacy organization.</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/25294">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201409community-forum-consider-what-vt-needs-voting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion economy Vermont Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:51:28 +0000 Zach Despart 25294 at http://addisonindependent.com Panel looks at what drives the Addison County economy http://addisonindependent.com/201303panel-looks-what-drives-addison-county-economy <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Lisman </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Agriculture is one of the key supports in the economy of Addison County.</p> <p> Middlebury dairy farmer Bob Foster was part of a four-member panel organized and moderated by Bruce Lisman of the Campaign for Vermont, or CFV, that spent the snowy evening of Feb. 19 at the Ilsley Library discussing how to improve economic security and prosperity for everyone.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15837">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201303panel-looks-what-drives-addison-county-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Addison County Addison County ag economy Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:56:06 +0000 xian 15837 at http://addisonindependent.com Community Forum: Let's put children first http://addisonindependent.com/201301community-forum-lets-put-children-first <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Bruce Lisman </div> </div> </div> <p> Our education system is among the best in the country. On that strength, Campaign for Vermont suggests we set our sights even higher.</p> <p> We rank among the 10 best education systems in America That&rsquo;s good, but we are in a country that now ranks outside of the top 20 internationally. That means Vermont ranks about 30th in the world. Our high school graduates have a lower college graduation rate than we expect; and evidence mounts that in Vermont, like in the rest of America, children of the poor often remain trapped in poverty, despite the education provided them.&nbsp;</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/14821">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201301community-forum-lets-put-children-first" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Opinion Children Mon, 07 Jan 2013 15:48:55 +0000 Addison Independent 14821 at http://addisonindependent.com