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3 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
It's been four years since "John," now 22, admitted that he was addicted to drugs and asked for help.
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7 hrs ago | Washington Times
Vermont police organizations said Friday they oppose increasing the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in the state or legalizing the drug and that Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration appears tolerant of marijuana.
11 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
The Senate Wednesday gave preliminary approval to a broad bill aimed at diverting people from the criminal justice system and into drug treatment and other services.
At a press conference this week, Gov. Peter Shumlin announced the launch of a new program to curtail health spending.
In one strategy, county prosecutors will be allowed to refer someone for drug treatment before charging the person with a crime, so long as the prosecutor has filed a protocol for doing so with the state Department of State's Attorneys and Sheriffs.
The late-winter blast is socking in our region. The snow is piling up already, and the storm is going to be hanging around for a while.
Devastating Diagnosis - Green Mountain Care 2017 a prognosis by H. Brooke Paige Vermont - Peter Shumlin's socialist dreams of "universal, single payer healthcare" have mutated into a nightmare over the past five years.
United States President Barack Obama talks with Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont, centre, chair of the Democratic Governors Association, and Governor Mike Pence of Indiana, after a meeting with the National Governors Association in the State Dining Room of the White House on 25 February 2013.
Gov. Peter Shumlin won't introduce tax options to pay for a universal health care system this year, despite promising on several occasions that they would be presented to lawmakers before the end of the legislative session.
Lawmakers went back to work Tuesday, and they are already faced with a big deadline.
There's good news and bad news for low-wage workers in Vermont. The good news is that the state's legislature appears ready to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 over the next three years.
Susan White, a resident of Springfield, Vt., looks over booking photos displayed at a Vermont State Police news conference to discuss the arrest of 36 people as part of a drug sweep.
President Barack Obama continues to push for raising the federal minimum wage over a two-and-a-half year time frame, from its current $7.25 an hour to $10.10, then indexing it to inflation.
John Moran, right, and Dave Cherico, back, discuss Moran's support of raising the state minimum wage at Dover's Twon Meeting.
Police say an 11-year-old girl was walking from the Post Office near Chelsea Street Monday afternoon when an older man started following her.