- Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment Updated: Apr-17-14 7:55 pm
- Shumlin says transportation funds critical Updated: Apr-16-14 3:41 pm
- Vermont Senate panel mulls police stun gun bill Updated: Apr-15-14 7:44 pm
- Vermont lawmakers pass food labeling bill Updated: Apr-15-14 1:40 pm
- Sweaney replaces Buxton on U. Vermont trustees Updated: Apr-14-14 7:05 am
- Vermont school streamlining effort sees changes Updated: Apr-13-14 8:28 am
- Vermont program could grow to meet heat pump boom Updated: Apr-11-14 5:07 pm
- Police investigating 2 burglaries in businesses Updated: Apr-11-14 6:34 am
- Vermont Senate advances Lyme disease bill Updated: Apr-10-14 6:07 pm
- Scientist: Progress in restoring American chestnut Updated: Apr-10-14 3:40 pm
- Police investigate crash with empty school bus Updated: Apr-10-14 10:07 am
- Governor touts Vermont's improving transparency Updated: Apr-09-14 5:53 pm
- Vermont House bucks Shumlin, speeds wage hike Updated: Apr-08-14 6:42 pm
- Vermont police release ID of man shot by officer Updated: Apr-07-14 6:39 pm
- Shumlin appoints Walz new Vermont House member Updated: Apr-07-14 12:14 pm
- Change could be ahead for Vermont school funding Updated: Apr-06-14 11:34 am
- 2 Vermont lawmakers: repeal school funding plan Updated: Apr-03-14 5:04 am
- Deal on holding guns during abuse cases in doubt Updated: Apr-02-14 7:03 pm
- Vt. House passes $1.44 billion general fund budget Updated: Mar-28-14 7:09 pm
- Amendment would demand Vt. health finance report Updated: Mar-28-14 6:34 pm
- Vt. marijuana study dies with speaker's ruling Updated: Mar-28-14 2:16 pm
- Vt. AG's office warns of debit card texting scam Updated: Mar-28-14 8:10 am
- Vt. Senatebacks bill restricting toxic chemicals Updated: Mar-26-14 7:07 pm
- Vt. House backs ending UVM tuition break Updated: Mar-26-14 5:08 am
- Veteran Vt prosecutor to lead AG criminal division Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 am
MONTPELIER, Vermont - An estimated 50,000 people in Vermont need treatment for addiction problems every year and don't get it, and efforts to expand treatment options for people addicted to heroin and other opiates are expected to increase pressure on the treatment system, the head of an addiction-treatment center told a state Senate committee Thursday.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is urging leaders in Congress to replenish the federal transportation fund so Vermont can move forward with road and bridge projects that he says are critical to job growth, public safety and the health of the state.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Some Vermont law enforcement officers told a Senate panel Tuesday that they favor legislation the House passed last month that would require new statewide standards on the use of stun guns by police.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate passed a bill that would require labels to identify genetically modified ingredients, starting in 2016.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The University of Vermont Board of Trustees will include a new member next time it meets.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Another committee of the Vermont House has put its imprint on a school consolidation bill, but it may be getting too late in the legislative session to pass the measure this year.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Money from Vermont's statewide energy efficiency program could be used to install electric heat pumps - and insulation in the houses where they are going - under legislation endorsed Friday by the Vermont Senate.
FAIRLEE, Vermont - Vermont State Police are investigating two burglaries that may be related.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Doctors and other health professionals would be immune from professional conduct charges if they pursued a hotly debated course of treatment for Lyme disease under a bill given preliminary approval Thursday by the Vermont Senate.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Efforts to develop a version of the American chestnut tree that is resistant to a blight that almost wiped out the species are making progress, yet it could be a century before the trees can offer much economic benefit to the Vermont economy, a scientist told a Vermont legislative committee Thursday.
RUTLAND, Vermont - Vermont State Police say Route 3 is closed in the town of Rutland following a crash involving an empty school bus at a railroad crossing.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said Wednesday he didn't get many top grades in school, so he was glad to receive an A from a national group grading states on government transparency.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House bucked the wishes of Gov. Peter Shumlin on Tuesday by calling for an increase in the state's minimum wage to $10.10 per hour starting in January, rather than 2017.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont State Police have identified the man shot and killed last week by a Brattleboro officer as 35-year-old Michael Santiago of Brattleboro.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin has appointed Tommy Walz of Barre to fill the Vermont House seat left vacant by the recent resignation of Rep. Tess Taylor.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Prospects appear to be dimming for big changes in how Vermont governs and pays for its public schools this year.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont lawmakers are proposing to repeal the state's school funding system, but aren't saying definitively what they'd replace it with.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A measure to address longstanding concerns that police in Vermont lack space to store guns being held in domestic abuse cases appeared in jeopardy Wednesday as a Senate committee discussed whether the underlying practice is constitutional.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has given final approval to a $1.44 billion general fund budget for the next fiscal year and passed it on to the Senate.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Gov. Peter Shumlin was spared a tough squeeze Friday when his fellow Democrats in the Vermont House defeated a demand that he soon produce a financing plan for the universal, state-backed health care system he wants to launch in 2017.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Plans to debate a proposal to study the potential revenue impact of marijuana legalization in Vermont apparently have died in the Vermont House.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Attorney General's Office is warning consumers to not respond to calls or texts about a debit card problem.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate has endorsed legislation setting up a new system in the state for restricting toxic chemicals.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House is expected to give final approval to a bill repealing a big tuition break for Vermont resident graduate students at the University of Vermont.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A veteran criminal prosecutor in the Vermont attorney general's office is the new chief of the criminal division.