Vermont Wins $33 Million Early Education GrantA $33 million federal grant to be awarded to Vermont over four years will be used to expand access to quality early education for Vermont children in need to ensure that every child gets a strong start, Gov. Peter Shumlin said Thursday.
3 Lawmakers Ask State To Cut Ties With EconomistThree state lawmakers on Monday urged the administration of Gov. Peter Shumlin to sever ties with a Massachusetts Institute of Technology economist who was shown on video saying it was the "stupidity of the American voter" that helped create the Affordable Care Act.
Vermont Legislature To Pick Governor After No Candidate Wins MajorityVermont Gov. Peter Shumlin has called it a night without declaring victory in his bid to defeat Republican challenger Scott Milne and secure a third two-year term.
Vermont Moves Toward Labeling Of GMO FoodsVermont 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.
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.
Vermont To Delay Obamcare Changes If Website Problems ContinueVermonters 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.
Vt. Bill Allows Doctors To Prescribe Lethal Doses Of Meds To Terminally Ill PatientsVermont'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.