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Vermont has signed up 2.5 percent of its population for the Affordable Care Act, a higher proportion than any other state.
Should prostitution be legalized?
Is racial profiling justified?
On a recent November afternoon, Vermont Secretary of Agriculture Chuck Ross and a small clutch of other ag officials and producers stepped out of the Hong Kong airport.
When legislation to restrict development along the edges of lakes and ponds failed to pass the Vermont Senate last spring, the bill's supporters left the Statehouse with a new concern: What if property owners began to preemptively clear their lakeshore parcels to avoid restrictions that might win approval in the 2014 legislative session? It may ... (more)
Hundreds of Vermont Republicans and other curious political junkies ignored the snow squalls and crowded into the Blue Ribbon Room at the Champlain Valley Exposition on Wednesday night to hear New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie deliver a political pep talk.
Continuing a pattern of denying public access to official documents and correspondence related to its efforts to enact local "gun control" legislation in Vermont, a state that currently has preemption over such laws, the City of Burlington is withholding and redacting additional information, the Vermont Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs reported ... (more)
Vermont business owners are coming together in support of legislation to reduce the amount of toxins found in consumer products.
Vermont has experimented with healthcare reform for a long time, and now for the first time vast amounts of federal money are being sunk into the effort, write Darcie Johnston and Robert S. Emmons, M.D., in the winter 2013 issue of the Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.
A cop who has spent the past 24 years in law enforcement in Utah discovered recently the long arm and everlasting memory of government when it needs some money.
In a few weeks, Gov. Peter Shumlin will become the second Vermont governor to fall short on a pledge to make all of Vermont compatible with mobile phones and high-speed internet by the end of this year.
It is a tax and if Entergy doesn't like it, it needs to pursue a challenge in state courts, not the federal courts.
Like the federal health care website, Vermont's site has been plagued with problems.
But beginning next year, those grading rules will change. Producers will begin labeling Vermont syrup by description, a system The Vermont Department of Agriculture says will allow Vermont to compete in the global market.
People always say that Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas is a nice man. But he has character as well as policy failings which we can no longer afford to overlook.