House lawmakers gave preliminary approval to a mid-year correction in the FY2015 budget after requiring that financial information on the state health exchange be delivered by March 11.
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The Vermont Labor Relations Board will not conduct a new election for the Vermont Early Educators United American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and has answered an objection to how late ballots in a union election were handled by the board and its staff. In a decision issued Dec. 31, the state labor board issued a […]
The Vermont Attorney General’s Office has scheduled a second public hearing on a proposed rule to label food products that contain genetically modified ingredients. The hearing will be held from 5-6 p.m. Feb. 4 in Room 10 of the Statehouse in Montpelier, AG Bill Sorrell said in a news release. The Vermont Legislature passed a […]
Economic development officials in the Northeast Kingdom recently voted against any new development of utility-scale wind projects in the region, citing concerns over community division. The executive committee for the Northeastern Vermont Development Association voted unanimously to recommend that the regional planning commission oppose future wind projects. The recommendation must be approved by the commission’s […]
Vermont is seeking federal disaster relief to repair damage caused by a snow and ice storm in December. The Dec. 9-12 storm caused about $4 million in damage, according to a preliminary assessment by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Damage of $1 million or more qualifies for FEMA disaster consideration. Ten counties — Addison, Chittenden, […]