How puzzling that our governor is willing to support a tax on e-cigs of over 90 percent (as he should) to protect our young adults, but won't support a tax on carbon which impacts the health of all Vermonters, especially young children.

Please don't argue that Vermont's contribution to greenhouse gases is negligible – all states and countries need to get on board here and Vermont (like British Columbia) can lead a nation. Please, Governor Scott: heed the recommendations of the committee you appointed.

David Ellenbogen


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David, any carbon tax implemented that is placed on the backs of the people is misguided. The tax needs to be placed directly on the industry that has for years reaped staggering profits and ignored the disaster that their policies have delivered to the health of the people and the planet.

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