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January 1, 2021 | |Post a Comment

first_imgOn the opening day of the biennium, the Vermont Chamber of Commerce is pleased to publish its 2005 Priorities for Job Creation and Retention.Set a course to make health care more affordable, accessible, and financially stable:Ï Involve both the private and public sectors.Ï Eliminate cost shifting.Ï Stimulate healthy life styles and heightened personal responsibility.Ï Embrace market-driven methodologies that drive down costs.Give Vermont job providers greater opportunity to maintain and create quality jobs:Ï Exercise fiscal restraint in setting spending and revenue targets.Ï Refuse to enact new mandates.Ï Oppose raising taxes or approving new ones.Ï Reduce the burden of high workers compensation costs on workers and employers.Ï Require new social programs to be funded by currently available revenues.Fund economic development programs that encourage economic vitality:Ï Enhance technical centers that serve as magnets for high tech businesses.Ï Provide predictable funding for travel and tourism promotion.Ï Train and re-train Vermonters for jobs of the future.Improve education quality:Ï Analyze current K-12 structures, governance and delivery systems.Ï Increase funding for higher education.Ï Renew education choice law.Ï Maintain and improve teacher quality.Ï Emphasize student performance.Enhance transportation and telecommunications infrastructures:Ï Encourage private telecommunications investment and remove/reduce barriers.Ï Resist efforts to over-regulate telecommunications industry.Ï Support and implement the Vermont Telecommunications Plan goals.Ï Dedicate all revenue raised from transportation taxes to road and bridge projects.As the Voice of Vermont Business, the Vermont Chamber lobbying team is the source for business advocacy and information throughout the session.last_img read more

September 19, 2020 | |Post a Comment

first_imgESSEQUIBO rode on an excellent all-round effort throughout to win the second edition of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Franchise League three-day tournament, which concluded yesterday.The achievement landed Essequibo their maiden title. The League, which was played over a seven-week period, saw over 100 of the country’s best cricketers participating.However, Essequibo do deserve great appreciation. They played some phenomenal cricket from round one, and the trend of an overall team effort continued throughout.Their dominance was so eventful, that Anthony Adams was voted the best all-rounder and Most Valuable Player in the tournament.Meanwhile, Coach Michael Franco Hyles hailed the team’s performances, saying it’s an amazing accomplishment, not only for this team, but also for Essequibo and Guyana’s cricket.“It was a superb commitment in all departments… everyone contributed, and I am happy for the end results,” Hyles said in an invited comment from this publication.GCB’s Secretary Anand Sanasie said that Essequibo have silenced the critics. He urged the players to stay focused and replicate at all formats and levels.Sanasie, who is also a director on Cricket West Indies (CWI) hoped that through this League, the game can continue to improve.“This, the second edition of the League, can clearly be considered better than the first. It is the hope that we can continue to improve at all levels to make this the primary first class competition in the longer version of the game,” he disclosed.According to Sanasie, the board has expended in excess of $20M on this tournament, with the hope that more cricketers and officials can be developed for national duties, and thereafter making the grade for selection at the regional and CWI levels.Sanasie congratulated the team and the Essequibo Cricket Board (ECB). He indicated that initiatives in Women and T20 cricket development are high on the GCB’s agenda.Meanwhile, when play resumed yesterday at Tuschen, West Demerara were 81-5. They added a further 73 runs before they were bowled out for 154 during the morning session.Left-arm spinner Anthony Adams was again among the wickets, claiming four of the remaining wickets to finish with figures of 6-44.Of the five remaining batsmen, only Jamal Gomes (25), Richie Looknauth (17), and Mahendra Dhanpaul (12 not out), offered some form of resistance.Chaitram Persaud (3-45), and Kevin Gordon (1-28), were the other successful bowlers for Essequibo.With a first innings lead of 110, Essequibo, batting a second time, declared at 128-5. Set 233 to win, West Demerara reached 24-1 when the game was called off.At Bush Lot, West Berbice were bowled out for 296, with a lead of 222. When the game was called off after 42 overs, Lower Corentyne were 151-2.At Everest, no final day scores between East Bank and East Coast were made available up to press time.Meanwhile, Gudakesh Motie accumulated the most wickets (61), and was also voted the best fielder in the tournament.Akshaya Persaud scored the most runs in the League (523). The best wicket keeper award went to Kemol Savory.Ronaldo Ali Mohamed was adjudged the Most Promising Player of the League, with an aggregate of 447 runs and 13 wickets.Upper Corentyne finished on 78.7 points, and received the runners-up trophy and $250,000. …- Coach Hyles hails team performance, Sanasie says Essequibo have silenced the criticslast_img read more