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Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO Foods

Vermont lawmakers have passed the country’s first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods, underscoring a division between powerful lobbyists for the U.S. food industry and an American public that overwhelmingly says it approves of the idea.

04/24/2014

File photo of Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin. (credit: Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

Governor: ‘Adults’ Must Settle Vermont Bus Strike

Gov. Peter Shumlin says Vermonters are getting frustrated with the Chittenden County bus strike that is making it hard for almost 10,000 people a day to get around.

04/01/2014

This Oct. 21, 2013 photo shows the U.S. government Internet health insurance exchange Healthcare.gov. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Vermont To Delay Obamcare Changes If Website Problems Continue

Vermonters will be allowed to extend their current health insurance policies through the end of March if problems with the state’s health insurance marketplace can’t be resolved in time for them to be enrolled by the original Jan. 1 date, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.

11/01/2013

File photo of Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin.  (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Vt. Bill Allows Doctors To Prescribe Lethal Doses Of Meds To Terminally Ill Patients

Vermont’s lawmakers approved a bill Monday night allowing doctors to prescribe lethal medication to terminally ill patients who request it, making it the first state in the country to give legislative backing to assisted suicide.

05/13/2013

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