- Vermont Senate hears challenge of opiate treatment Updated: Apr-17-14 7:55 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
- 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
- Vermont House bucks Shumlin, speeds wage hike Updated: Apr-08-14 6:42 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. 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
- Religious school 'dual enrollment' money rejected Updated: Mar-25-14 6:55 pm
- Vermont Maple Open House this weekend Updated: Mar-22-14 8:26 am
- Vt. lawmaker resigns to take health care job Updated: Mar-21-14 4:16 pm
- Vt. lawmaker Buxton resigns from UVM trustee post Updated: Mar-21-14 2:48 pm
- Vt. bill calls for study of rural police coverage Updated: Mar-21-14 1:03 pm
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 - 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.
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.
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 - 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 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 measure to provide public money for students in religious schools to participate in a dual enrollment program allowing high school students to enroll in some college courses was rejected Tuesday by the Vermont House.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - Vermonters may visit sugarhouses across the state this weekend to see maple syrup making as part of Vermont Maple Open House weekend.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont state lawmaker is leaving the legislature to become a paid advocate pushing for the implementation of the state's universal health care plan.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - A Vermont state lawmaker has resigned her seat on the University of Vermont Board of Trustees because she was concerned about a possible conflict of interest.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont House has endorsed a bill calling for a study of police coverage in rural parts of the state, backing away from immediately calling for an end to the practice of Vermont State Police contracting with small towns.