- Putney asks Vermont to provide more broadband Updated: Mar-05-14 1:56 pm
- US drug leader says Vt. can lead on opiate issue Updated: Mar-03-14 5:47 pm
- Vt lawmakers mull repeal of some bottle deposits Updated: Mar-01-14 11:49 am
- Vt. Senate endorses child care unionization bill Updated: Feb-28-14 5:08 pm
- Tax hikes mulled to pay for Lake Champlain cleanup Updated: Feb-27-14 11:49 pm
- Vt. bill to ban hotel smoking rooms moves forward Updated: Feb-27-14 6:14 pm
- Vt. Senate chief supports repeal of aid in dying Updated: Feb-27-14 5:01 pm
- Involuntary medication bill up in Vt. Senate Updated: Feb-27-14 4:34 am
- Amtrak ridership in Vt. up 4 percent last year Updated: Feb-26-14 6:42 pm
- Correction: Shrinking Schools story Updated: Feb-26-14 6:28 pm
- Tax predictions before Vt. town meeting spotty Updated: Feb-26-14 12:36 pm
- Vt. House endorses benefits for military spouses Updated: Feb-26-14 5:05 am
- Some want tax rate signal from Vt. lawmakers Updated: Feb-25-14 10:04 am
- Vermont considers 10-cent bag fee for retailers Updated: Feb-21-14 6:26 pm
- Vt. lawmakers re-elect 2 to colleges board Updated: Feb-21-14 5:32 am
- Vt. bills spur conflict-of-interest questions Updated: Feb-20-14 7:03 pm
- Couple escapes from fire at 220-year-old Vt. house Updated: Feb-20-14 7:56 am
- Sanders touts early education to Vermont lawmakers Updated: Feb-19-14 4:13 pm
- Vt. lawmakers considering cold case investigator Updated: Feb-19-14 3:37 pm
- State workers promote day at Vt. Statehouse Updated: Feb-18-14 4:34 am
- Vt. bills aim to boost police oversight, training Updated: Feb-17-14 9:19 am
- Public asked to testify on 6 Vt. judges Updated: Feb-17-14 8:14 am
- Queasy Vt. lawmakers hear need for paid sick days Updated: Feb-15-14 11:04 am
- Vt. bill targets penalizing sick workers Updated: Feb-14-14 4:13 pm
- Vt. House passes ban on cellphones while driving Updated: Feb-14-14 12:11 pm
PUTNEY, Vermont - Putney voters say a few hundred residents do not have access to affordable broadband Internet and they want Vermont lawmakers to change that.
WATERBURY, Vermont - Vermont's efforts to fight heroin and opiate abuse can serve as a model for the rest of the country, the nation's top anti-drug official said Monday during a visit to the state Department of Public Safety.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont redemption centers and environmental advocates are opposing a legislative measure that would repeal the deposit on 1-liter or larger liquor bottles and beverages containers as part of an effort to move the state closer to a single-stream solid waste system.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate on Friday passed and sent to the House a bill that would allow child care workers in the state to unionize to negotiate rates and working conditions with the state.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Lawmakers are considering cleaning up Lake Champlain through control of stormwater runoff, farming regulations and other efforts and paying for it by raising taxes on visitors to Vermont's hotels and restaurants.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Smoking rooms in the state's hotels and motels would be eliminated under a bill endorsed by the Vermont House on Thursday.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The president pro tem of the Vermont Senate says he would support a repeal of the state's aid-in-dying law, but its chief sponsor says she hasn't heard anything about the way it's operating to give her concern.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate is expected to give final approval to a bill that would streamline the state's process for involuntary hospitalization and medication of patients with mental illness.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Ridership on Vermont's two Amtrak trains was up 4 percent last year to a total of just over 137,000 riders, an Amtrak official told a committee of the Vermont House on Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - In a story Feb. 25 about Vermont school governance, The Associated Press misspelled the last name of the state education secretary. Her name is Rebecca Holcombe, not Holcomb.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - There's been a tug of war for nearly a week between Vermont Republicans and Democrats over whether the Vermont House usually sets its version of a statewide school property tax before Town Meeting Day.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Military service members and their families can be put in a tough spot when the military orders one spouse to move and the other must give up a job to move along with the service member.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - It may be a chicken-and-egg question: Should Vermont lawmakers give a signal on school tax rates before Town Meeting Day? Or should lawmakers wait to see what local voters do with their school budgets?
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont would require that retailers charge shoppers a 10-cent fee for disposable carryout bags in an attempt to streamline waste management and cut down on litter under a bill being debated in the Legislature, but not all businesses support the measure.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Two Vermont House members have been re-elected to the seats they also hold on the Vermont State Colleges Board of Trustees.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - When George Till, a state representative and a physician, successfully urged his House colleagues earlier this year to pass a Vermont bill removing from the public record cases in which a doctor is accused and then cleared of unprofessional conduct charges, no one in the House spoke up to question the propriety of a legislator advocating a bill that could one day benefit himself.
GUILFORD, Vermont - A couple escaped after their house caught on fire in the Vermont town of Guilford.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told Vermont lawmakers Wednesday more needs to be done to provide early childhood education and encourage children to think about going to college long before high school.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont police are supporting a new bill in the state legislature that would establish a force dedicated to cold cases to restart old investigations and potentially give families of victims of unsolved murders some of the answers they are looking for.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - State workers are expected to turn out in force for the annual "lobby day" put on at the Statehouse by the Vermont State Employees' Association.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermont lawmakers are considering two bills that backers say will boost the professionalism of police officers, but some law enforcement officials see them as meddling in their affairs.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A special committee of the Vermont Legislature is set to take public testimony this week on the performance of six judges.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - There was uneasy laughter in a Vermont House committee room as Statehouse cafeteria worker Laura Tyrell said she had come to work ill that day because she gets no paid sick leave. She told the assembled lawmakers that she had made some of their lunches.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate gave preliminary approval Friday to a bill that would prohibit companies that offer sick days from penalizing workers who take them.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has passed and sent to the Senate a bill banning the use of hand-held cellphones and other electronic devices while driving.