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Entergy asked the federal court to intervene, so that Vermont Yankee could begin constructing a generator for the site by June 11.
Supporters pack the room at the end of divisive battle over physician-assisted death. Opponents to refocus their efforts.
Portland Pipe Line asked the district commission to reconsider requiring state review of the Portland-Montreal pipeline for reversing the line's flow to pump tar sands oil.
Actions taken on unemployment, sick leave, TIF, cloud computing
VTDigger captures scenes from the Statehouse during the 2013 legislative session.
Among the bills that didn't make it to the finish line this session are those relating to Taser regulation, campaign finance reform, unionization for child-care workers and deputy state's attorneys, social media privacy and pre-K access.
The Legislature raised the gas tax by 6 cents per gallon to avoid losing $60 million in federal transportation funds. And undocumented farmworkers in Vermont gained the right to obtain driving privilege cards.
The legislation, S.14, requires an estimated 2,600 education, state and municipal employees who aren’t union members to pay fees of up to 85 percent of yearly union dues.
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by Alicia Freese | May 19, 2013
Vermont is poised to become the first state to permit physician-assisted suicide through legislative action.
by VTD Editor | May 19, 2013
A picture emerges in “Free and Safe” of Vermont as a place where former slaves could live openly, finding the right combination of farm employment and relative security from recapture.
by Andrew Stein | May 19, 2013
Company also claims it didn’t understand procedure in disclosing executive compensation to Vermont regulators.
- Peter Liston on ‘Death with Dignity’ signed into law in Vermont
- Arthur Hamlin on Legislative Wrap-up: Agency fees
- Bob Orleck on ‘Death with Dignity’ signed into law in Vermont
- David Dempsey on ‘Death with Dignity’ signed into law in Vermont
- Willem Post on Cudnohufsky: The devastation of ridgeline turbine installations in New England
- Jason Farrell on House passes end-of-life bill, 75-65, after rejecting handful of amendments
- Yankowski: When will Rep. Klein be held accountable? (158)
- Cudnohufsky: The devastation of ridgeline turbine installations in New England (42)
- Childcare union activists try one more time (36)
- Biologist Paul Ehrlich gives dire prediction for global civilization (33)
- Driver’s license debate still packs last-minute controversies (28)
- Dennis: Farming Vermont for wind power (27)
by Nat Rudarakanchana | May 17, 2013
by Andrew Stein | May 17, 2013
by VTD Editor | May 17, 2013
by Anne Galloway | May 16, 2013
by Andrew Stein | May 16, 2013
By Opinion | May 20, 2013
The question that we should be asking is how can we improve life and death for all.