- Markell, former Vermont governor, tout Common Core Updated: Mar-10-14 1:04 pm
- Vt. Senate passes bill on prisoner probes Updated: Feb-11-14 2:01 pm
WILMINGTON, Delaware - Delaware Gov. Jack Markell joined former Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas on Monday to express their support for the new Common Core academic standards and the need to counter what they said was "misinformation" about the education program.
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Senate on Tuesday passed a bill to clarify the role of the defender general in investigating problems in Vermont's prison system, following complaints the office was hampered in investigating a prison suicide last year.